Sunday, November 24, 2013

Four and a Half. I'm nuts.

What the what friends!! It's race week! Ring the alarm!! It's here.
I AM GOING TO RUN FOUR AND A HALF MILES ON THANKSGIVING FOR FUN. If in June you would have told me that I would exercise for enjoyment on the holiday where buttoning pants is totally optional I would have spit my Dr. Pepper on you. and probably questioned our friendship.

And yet, here we are. 

I'm so nervous. I so excited. I cannot wait to achieve this goal. This goal is personal for me. Sooooo personal. This run resembles my growth as person. It represents changing habits and relying on faith.

With thankfulness on my mind and the 30 days of Thanks filling up my facebook feed I thought I'd leave you with some of my own .....

  • I'm thankful for Pandora and Christian Aguilera's Genie in a Bottle for simultaneously bringing me back to 1999 and getting me through the last part of mile 4 today.

  • I'm thankful that the little yapper dog that followed me for two blocks yesterday's bark was bigger than his bite.

  • I'm thankful that you can always cross to the other side of the street when the crazy! psychotic! flock of scary geese all raise their heads at once and start bobbing their creepy little necks all at once. Miserable creatures that freak. me. out.

  • I'm thankful for Pit Bull. His songs bring out the Southside in me and I truly enjoy my hip hop infused runs. Mister Worldwide!

  • I'm thankful for the angel of a gentleman who honked his horn at me. Thank you for that boost in self esteem kind sir.

  • I'm thankful that Scott supports my hobbies. I'm sure he's thankful that running has replaced my shopping hobby.

  • I'm thankful that athletic gear is so adorable and allows me to secretly continue my shopping hobby. :)

  • I'm thankful for you who read my blog and support me and listen to me. Your words of encouragement are appreciated and will be carried with me on race day.

I can't believe it's this week! Akjhaslknfwilunweljnlaskjrawlaw3aisdoawei!!!!!!!!!!

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