4.30.2011

under the influence...

of inspirational country music, you never know what you might do.

for instance...
today while running, this song came on my ipod...


and i decided to sign up for the denver marathon in october.
then i came home and actually registered.
yes. i'm running a marathon.
omg.

it's been a goal of mine for a long time now, and as i was listening to this song i couldn't help but think of all the strong women i've known.
those who have faced extreme loss and pain but have responded with strength.

i especially thought of one of my co-workers who lost her fight with cancer this past week.

and when i think of them, i can't help but be inspired.
inspired to push myself to do what i thought was always impossible.

so here goes nothing.

now or never, right?

yikes.

6 comments:

  1. great song!!!
    do you know this one?
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pqqdA8LHN7I

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  2. so proud of you!! wish I could be there to cheer you on!

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  3. YES I am very proud of you! Oct is the perfect timing, because you get to train in the beautiful summer!

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  4. Way to go GF! Impressive... you have to see Country Strong, Chris & I saw it and know you would like it. I even intuned the soundtrack.

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  5. My last marathon was hard. I was sick, I did not want to do it, but I had committed. I don't give up.

    I felt horrible physically but mentally I was strong. I have a friend going through Chemo, that is hard. Cancer is hard, a marathon is easy.

    Decide you can do it, train and run. Running is easy.

    Best,

    elena

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