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My Positive Side to Running


Thanks to all of you for your support and responses to yesterday’s post. Don’t worry, I’m officially over my temper tantrum. Sometimes I forget to be grateful that I can run. I liked a phrase I overheard at the race on Sunday. Someone waiting in line to start waved to a friend and yelled,

“We’ll be wogging today!”

Too cute. Maybe that’s why I never think of myself as a runner. I’m never going that fast. I’m just putting one foot in front of the other, moving my limbs and allowing my lungs to just breathe. Sometimes I need to forget about what it is or what it isn’t. Sometimes I forget that I need to:

I want to enjoy it for what it is, what my body can do. So that is my plan. I also have a few things in the works regarding running over the coming weeks, so I hope you’ll follow along. Until then, I need to remember the positive side of running:

What is your favorite motivational quote?