|At the finish line - smiling through tears|
I was reading an article on the quest to attain a Boston Qualifier time and there was a quote that stood out... "Self-help is the quest to control what we can control in a world that seems out of control". It's interesting because I think that is what running did provide me with these past few newly single months. As my life was spinning around me, it was the one thing I had complete control over and attaining that goal was something that was just my doing.
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Thank you to Kelly for signing up for this marathon and convincing me to train for a race with you. It was exactly what I needed and got me through what probably could have been a few crappy months. Rain days, allergies and hip pain aside, training was overall pretty good and yes, I have already started to put together my training schedule for Detroit which will start end of June. For now, I'll just keep running, dancing and having fun!
It's funny that I write thinking that most likely no one is reading this and then I get a few emails or notes from people. A few have said that I've inspired them - I've never dreamt to be an inspiration to others but thank you and I'm happy to be. Try as I might I usually find something to smile about each day and I hope that you do too. And if by chance, you smile cuz you're laughing