Technology is here to make things easier for us and with each passing say its becoming difficult to imagine living our life without technology. Running is one of the best physical activity and glad to know that using running apps can be of so much help. I don't run much but I'm glad I visit your blog for all the motivation.
Achieve Your Dreams Using Technology As AMD Has Done
Has technology helped you achieve your dreams? A few years ago I ran my first 5k and my hope was to finish. The next year, I set a goal to finish the 5k with my older kids and achieved it. I probably would have stopped there, but my online community of friends were achieving their dreams of running half marathons and marathons. I set a goal of running a half marathon. Online communities can be very supportive when you want to achieve your dreams.
Achieve Your Dreams
Last week I completed the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon in Virginia Beach. How did technology play into achieving my dream? As many of you know, I’m a geek. I never even considered running until I discovered all the awesome technology that would track my progress. If it’s possible to achieve your dreams using technology, then I’m more likely to achieve mine. You need to find the path that suits you to achieve your dreams.
I watched my progress online as I was running farther and farther. Seeing the progress each week kept my motivation up. There were times when it seemed impossible, but I would look at how far I’ve come and I kept going.
This past week, my 12-year-old daughter decided she wanted to run a half marathon too. Together we will achieve her dream as we track our progress using technology.
Using Technology to Achieve Your Dreams
Recently, AMD achieved their dream and set the Guinness World Record for the “Highest Frequency of a Computer Processor,” by overclocking the upcoming 8-core AMD FX desktop processor.
Laptop to Help YOU Achieve Your Dreams With Technology
UPDATE: Winner is @CrashTestMommy
As an AMD Mom and to celebrate AMD’s achievement, I am giving away one (1) HP Pavilion dm1z (E-450) laptop (retail value $399) to one lucky reader of my blog. This laptop is so new that it hasn’t been released yet.
This newer version of the dm1z model (my review of the current model) features improved performance and the same high quality battery life. The newest addition is HP’s Beats audio system–a unique, high-performance technology developed by HP and Beats by Dr. Dre.
To enter, tweet the following:
#AMD earns Guinness Record for World’s Highest Frequency Computer. RT for a chance to win a laptop! @ScrappinMichele
Leave me a comment below letting me know you tweeted. Full contest Rules.
The giveaway ends at 5:o0 pm PST on Wednesday, September 14th, 2011. A random winner will be chosen from the tweets. Winners will be announced here on my blog, so you will need to check back to see if you are a winner. Since the laptop has not been released yet, the laptop will be shipped once it is released in October, 2011.
Vision picture from Microsoft Images.
Tell me about a time you used technology to help you achieve your dreams?
Love that you are a runner and have motivated your daughter to run as well. What apps do you use to track your running, distance etc?
Can't believe I almost missed it! Thank you for this great opportunity, here is my tweet-- http://twitter.com/#!/cdhabolt/status/114123232411533313 @cdhabolt
tweet! @VectoringMomma, http://twitter.com/#!/VectoringMomma/statuses/114122671977017344
Thanks so much for the chance!
I'd love to start running when my little guys start school or maybe even find a jogging stroller, that would be a fun way to exercise! :D
Thank you for the great giveaway!!!@BNTVosburgh
Technology is involved in almost all of my dreams (met and unmet) in one way or another. =}I tweeted! http://twitter.com/#!/MorethanMommy/status/114115393303478272
I've been meaning to check out your site! Scrappin' and Virginia Beach! I used to live in VA Beach and every once in a while, I miss it.
Hi Michelle, so awesome that you are achieving your goals!
Congratulations on your goal!! How wonderful!
I'm glad I found another awesome blogger today! We share many of the same interests! Thanks Michele!
Tweeted the giveaway.
I tweeted your giveaway!
I used to run.. and my brother is a marathoner- wtg!
please note FB email is different than my 'real' one :)
Now I really need to get back to running! Way to go on the race!!
So proud of you!! You are such an inspiration!!! I tweeted this giveaway!!
I tweeted @mskenyaf
Thanks for a great giveaway!! Keeping my fingers, toes, & eyes crossed for this one!
kfloveinme at gmail dot com
Congrats! Huge accomplishment! Thanks for the opportunity to win the awesome laptop too! :~) http://twitter.com/#!/OnlyMe3074/status/113919642707312640
I tweeted and I;m following "ScrappinMichele" - I've used technology to communicate with healthcare providers, which helps me move toward my goals.
I tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/musingsfromme/status/113826471692349440. Great giveaway!
Tweet link: http://twitter.com/#!/mooglewarrior/status/113790046213120000, congrats michele & thanks for holding this giveaway!
Tweeted, http://twitter.com/?lang=en&logged_out=1#!/brittbby777/status/113789572466487296. Thanks and Congratulations! :)
Tweeted! http://twitter.com/#!/acidicfantasy/status/113789252847931394, thanks so much for the chance to win this! and congrats!! ^_^
I tweeted by iphone and I cant figure out how to get the individual tweet url. http://twitter.com/#!/MinkyMoo
I think that's the link on twitter, but I did do it! Pinky promise :)
Congrats on your running. My goal is to run in a 5k this year.
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I tweeted @FishPondBlog but I'm twitter challenged and can't for the life of me figure out how to link to the individual tweet. Thanks for doing this!
Done! Did you know my birthday is Thursday? Maybe the birthday Gods will smile upon me! http://t.co/AzCheTp