The first thing I want to do in this post is let you know that my walking team at work is in first place at this point in the six-week competition. The six people on my team have walked more steps than any other team at the hospital where we all work: 1,162,290 combined steps in two weeks.
However, with 163,275 steps, I’m in last place on my team.
Despite being first AND last, I’m meeting the competition goal of 10,000 steps per day. The last thing I just saw on the challenge website was this:
Congratulations! You’re right on track!
So how do I feel about being first AND last?
Well, I know I’ve been doing my best. That’s paramount. And the team leader, Barbara, just messaged me
We are all part of the team….Go Ann!!!
Barbara makes you feel like you’re first, no matter where you are. That — and the exercise benefits of walking in this competition — are going to last, for me.
Yesterday, I facilitated a retreat for group therapists — neither my first such retreat nor my last. It was the first warm and sunny day of Spring around here but (I hope) not the last. Even though I had to spend most of that beautiful Sunday inside, my good feelings about the day are going to last.
I shall now share my photos from yesterday’s retreat, from first to last.
What’s the first and last thing you notice in those photos?
The first thing I have to do today is get to work on time, so I’ll quickly go to the last blogging business of the day. I hope that you
… and — last but not least — thanks to all who helped me create today’s first-AND-last post and (of course!) YOU.