Kelly the Culinarian: The mi-bra Winner is ...

Thursday, May 24, 2012

The mi-bra Winner is ...

ErikaS! E-mail me to claim your mi-bra.

I've loved reading all your comments on my Sports Bra Challenge post about how running makes you feel. Running is such an interesting experience - at first, I felt like I was going to die. I couldn't wait for it to be over. And when I first started running, it took me longer to talk myself into running than the actual act of running. When Tim and I ran our first 5K, I had never run 3.1 miles, and I asked him on the way there if anyone has ever died running a 5K. He assured me no one has.

But then, I realized how I felt when it was done: accomplished. I realized that despite what's going on in other places in my life, I could always run. The road was always there. There was always time to squeeze in a quick run and there was always room for improvement.

It took a long time before I considered myself a runner, but it happened. Eventually, it felt strange to not run. I looked forward to quality time with me and the road. I didn't mind getting up early and I discovered the beauty of a misty morning at a forest preserve or an afternoon spent pounding the pavement.

Thank you, everyone, for entering this contest, participating in the Sports Bra Challenge and sharing your thoughts with me. I'm so lucky to have so many awesome readers who are willing to share.

1 comment:

Kim said...

Ooo, I LOVE LOVE LOVE the misty forest preserve mornings. I had one this Tuesday and I kept stopping to look at the deer and take pictures of the fog... lol!

I love that running is constantly challenging you with new goals (and not all time related)!