Not Resting on My Laurels

Not Resting on My Laurels

There is a force in the universe, which, if we permit it, will flow through us and produce miraculous results. -Mahatma GandhiI completed another class. And another story. With one of the worst head colds I’ve ever had.

Sometimes I surprise myself with my tenacity. So the Gandhi quote I found rather randomly online recently is feeling very close to my surface reality today. In fact, I was worried I was so fogged in over the weekend that I would only be able to produce blather for my final exam, a 20-page paper. I logged in this morning and discovered … 100%.

Really!

I checked again tonight to make sure I hadn’t just been wishfully seeing things. It was still there. The miracle of it is that it’s a marketing plan that will actually be useful for the company I wrote it for–my husband’s acupuncture clinic.

Of course, the one thing that fell behind of my goals was getting in all the walks and miles I had targeted.  Sitting for 20 hours to write up that volume of research will do that to a body. I still managed 3 shorter walks, earlier in the week.

All this adds up to… pretty much, ROW80 kept me on track again this round. I completed the A-Z challenge; I completed all my coursework on time; I made my stretch goal of releasing my fifth story; and I got regular exercise.

I’m wondering if that means I need bigger goals, or I’m tapping into that power Gandhi mentioned, that allows for miracles.

Either way, I’m grateful. Despite my still-stuffed head.

This will be my final check-in for this round, but I’ll be staying busy. See how the others have done by visiting the linky.

One Response to “Not Resting on My Laurels”

  1. Congrats on all you’ve accomplished. =)

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