Monday, December 31, 2012

marathon monday: 15 weeks

Runners are interesting folks. Interesting in a good way. In the best way possible. Runners are non-judging. I will totally admit that I judge people. Whatever. Judge me for it if you want, but it's true. But when I'm running, I don't judge other runners. And they don't judge me (as far as I know). If you're out there running with me in the snow, in the cold, in the rain, I am in awe of you. I am amazed by you. I will give you a wave, say "Good morning!" and smile. And, I hope, you do the same.
2012 was a good year for me. I did a lot. More than I ever thought I could do in a year. I branched out of my box, made a lot of really amazing new friends and had fun. I challenged myself, succeeded and made the most out of my days. I also failed, but that's ok. I'm ok with failing. It's a part of life. I loved with my whole heart. I became a better version of myself.

And now here we are, on the cusp of 2013. I have exactly 15 weeks until the Boston Marathon, and I'm confident. I won't be breaking any records at the race, but that's fine. I'm ok with that.

I only have two resolutions for 2013 (so far).

  1. I will finish the Boston Marathon running and with a smile on my face.
  2. I will do my part to eliminate cancer in my lifetime.
I'm keeping it simple this year. And I hope you will continue to join me on this journey. Thank you so much for following along on my adventure, for your loving comments and for the friendships. 

Happy New Year, friends!

8 comments:

  1. have a great new year!!

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  2. Can I confess, this is the first time I realized this was a count down...not a count up?

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  3. Wonderful resolutions Alex! Proud of you on both of them-- cannot wait until you finish the Boston marathon!!

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  4. Just came across your blog today! I love it. I hope you have a Happy New Year, and I look forward to reading your future posts!

    *your newest follower via greader. :)

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  5. You are awesome, and honestly inspiring me to get out and run even in the cold. It's not THAT bad & I can do it. Getting started is always the hardest. Can't wait to see you accomplish these goals!

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