Nerves. That's what I thought I would be feeling. Along with some fear, anxiety, excitement and anticipation. I'm not. I don't feel anything really. Ambivalent isn't right. Apathy, maybe that's closer to reality. I haven't been able to pinpoint why either. I thought I'd be feeling something this close to the end. I have to… Continue reading T-minus 5 Days, 7 Hours and Counting
Category: Thinking out Loud
2019, Year in Preview
While looking back allows for introspection and gives perspective it does not give light to what comes next because our back is turned away from it.
It’s not a Midlife Crisis If…
...if it's planned a year in advance, right? This question - those words - have been niggling around my head for a few months now. They have been persistent, and echo daily now. I asked a few friends exactly this question; they all said no. I'm not convinced. Whatever it is, I pulled trigger, uhh,… Continue reading It’s not a Midlife Crisis If…
Why DO I Run?
"Why do you do this to yourself?" I remember my mum asking me that exact question after I finished my first half iron distance triathlon. She wasn't the first, nor will she be the last to ask me that question. Recently, someone posed the question again, and I decided to think long and hard on… Continue reading Why DO I Run?
I've been fortunate to not have been directly fat shamed since I've started running. Or maybe I have, and just let it slide. I know that so many others have, and not all of them have been exactly "fat." Celebrities Alyssa Milano and Jennifer Lawrence have been fat shamed. Seriously. Who can forget the drama… Continue reading Fat Shaming