In high school I ran track and cross country. I loved running. I ran to exercise, to relieve stress, I even ran when I was bored. Fast forward to me joining the military and I still ran all the time. I just loved running. Fast forward to baby #1 and I ran some but not nearly as much as I used to. Fast forward to baby #2 and I remembered the days when I used to run. Fast forward to baby #3 and someone mentioned running to me and I said, “Huh? What’s that?”. So here I am, almost 17 months after baby #3, still feeling blah about my body and I decide…I’m going to run again. The past four days I have been running and running and running! I have run my pretty little heart out. And I’m excited to say I haven’t completely lost my passion for running. Last night was day four and I ran 4.5 miles without stopping…and I still felt pretty good after. I have found the running love again and I like it. It feels good to exercise my body while releasing stress and clearing my mind. It’s just me and my trusty iPod and the treadmill. Nothing is stopping us! I’m even more excited about the weather getting warmer. I can’t wait to get off the monotonous treadmill and run out in nature. I love the thought of music in my ears, the breeze in my face and the sweet smell of flowers blooming all around me. Ahhhh, I can’t wait! With this new found love, I’d really like to do a half marathon. Anyone want to run a half marathon with me???
Happy hump day everyone! 🙂