danistrulytheman

I'm STILL a self confessing, self professing know-it-all, or so I think!

marathoning introspection!

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Last year I became a full-fledged runner! And I did it my way – hardcore (btw, everything I do is hardcore). Hit the pavement early morning everyday, days on end without skipping a day, as well … and everytime, made DAMN sure I left it all there … on the pavement. Like a bat outta hell – that was me, my running style! I didn’t subscribe to conventional runners’ wisdom/mentality … truth be told, I looked at some shit I read w/ disdain! I ran like a fricken maniac, not following rules, just doing what felt right – those were MY rules! Which brings me to this post – since the day I entered my 1st marathon, I’ve lost all that?! I lost focus! I got caught up in the hoopla of it all, meanwhile creating unnecessary stress. All I’ve been thinking ’bout is the marathon. It’s consumed me. No more. I know I have to approach training (for the time being) as I did last year. Run for fun … run for fun, folks!   I have MONTHS to enjoy myself before I should even begin to delve into anything to do w/ specific marathon training. It’s still 7 months away for chrissakes … do I REALLY need to read/absorb all info on the internet re: tapering before the race, lol?! Nope. Not yet … lemme enjoy the spring/early summer w/ fun-runs! Peace y’all!

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Author: danistrulytheman

I'm still a self confessing, self professing know-it-all, or so I think!

6 thoughts on “marathoning introspection!

  1. good for you! must be in the air – a feeling of “wait, is this working for me?” is about – i had so many epiphanies this weekend regarding “how” i do things and “why” i do them… really brought me back down to earth. you do you, baby. however you do it is perfect, cuz no one else can be or is – YOU! 😀 ❤

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