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Embracing The Changes In Life

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Someone recently asked me about my running and how I currently feel about it. True, I'm not running 5 days per week as I have in the past. I'm not even running my usual 3. I think my new norm for awhile (maybe forever) might be 2 days a week.

How do I feel about it? I feel liberated. I feel like stepping outside of the model of runner to something bigger. Because I've said it before, and I will say it again, I am more than just a runner.
As I grow older with my family, I realize that life is constantly changing. I am constantly changing. And learning to embrace the change definitely makes for an easier transition. For probably the first time in my life, I am

New Perspective

When I registered (and really until today), I was viewing VA Beach as all about the race. Everything else about the weekend was 'extra', and the weekend was revolving around the race. Today a little light bulb went off. Why am I viewing it this way? I have things backward. VA Beach is a short vacation with my family. The race is extra.

So I'm not going to stress over corral placement or start times or finish times or portapotty breaks. I've heard this is a fun run and I want it to be just that ... FUN.

I had leg cramps last night so I wore my compression socks for awhile. I think I may like these.


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