This is my favorite song by Adam and the Ants. Look at him: he's so beautiful, and he's the Dandy Highwayman!
I ran most of my short runs of five or fewer miles by myself when I was visiting my father in Florida, and that was fine. Lately I have grown accustomed to running the lsd without music and with at least one other person, if not with a group. When I didn't get my act together to post a run in The Ohio Runners Network group page, I was a little bit grumpy about going out by myself for ten miles. Don't get me wrong; I'm sure I could have posted and someone would have joined me, but I was worried that nobody would respond, and I don't handle rejection well.
It was after my typical, soul-sucking, hateful first two miles that I started to relax and enjoy my music and being inside my head. I remembered what it is like to enjoy ME.
|This is EXACTLY what it looks like when I start to feel good after two miles on a long run.|
Speaking of chocolate. . .
Have you registered for the Hot Chocolate 5k/15k? If not, remember to use my code, TroubleRunHat, to score a free hat. I'm so excited for this race, especially since I just found out that my friend Deidre is driving up from West Virginia to run with me! We are going to have a nice dinner together (and some wine, no doubt), and then we will stuff our faces with chocolate. Will you be there?
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