It’s the last Friday of the month, and that means it’s time to open up the Runfessional! I’m linking up with Marcia from Marcia’s Healthy Slice for another Runfessions session!
I have to runfess, with the Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon a whopping five days ago, I feel bad that I haven’t posted my recap yet. Having run the Napa to Sonoma Half Marathon the previous week, I barely got that recap posted just as the other bloggers were posting their recaps of RnR Chicago. I’ll post my recap sometime in the next week but let me just say it was an absolutely epic weekend and I’m so glad to have met so many of my virtual running friends in person!
Leading up to RnR Chicago, I was on constant weather watch and was not too happy to see that scattered storms were predicted for race day. Did I mention I’ve never run in the rain? Well, scattered my arse. The skies opened up just a few minutes after the race officially started, and it pretty much poured the entire time. I must runfess, I kinda liked it!
I runfess (cue the broken record), as much as I have
talked whined about my weight gain over the past six or so months, I haven’t seen the scale budge one bit. I’ve been running and working out more consistently and have been pretty good about my diet, so I’m getting just a bit frustrated with the whole thing. Could it be that menopause is winning the war? I really thought I was past all that.
I must runfess, when my neighbor’s wife suggested he and I run together, I was more than a little intimidated. I’ve never run with anyone, and I am S-L-O-W. We ran together twice this week and it was so much fun! I’m needing to walk a little and he is very patient with me. Now if I can just learn to run and talk at the same time…
Last, I runfess that with August looming in the horizon, I’m feeling a little melancholy. My youngest son will be heading off to his senior year in college in just a few short weeks. Where did the time go? It seems like yesterday I was putting him on the bus for kindergarten. It’s not just a cliché, folks. It really does go by in the blink of an eye.
How has your month been? Do you have anything good to runfess? Who’s all sending their kids off to college for the first time this year?
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