Thinking Out Loud Thursday

It’s Thursday so that only means one thing….

Thinking-Out-LoudSo this week’s been our first week back since all our snow and they are calling for an icy start on Friday.  NOOOOO! After yesterday’s 70+ degree day, it’s so hard to believe that today is going to be so nasty and cold.  I’m over this mess. I’m fairly certain that by mid-July we’ll all be wishing for colder temps. We always wish for things we don’t have!  I just want to wear tank tops and skirts.  I want to feel that warm sun!  Spring, please hurry up!winter

Speaking for Spring, I also have a birthday this month.  The big 4-1!  I was just thinking in the shower (I do all my best thinking in there!) about how awesome this past year has been.  40 was awesome!!  I still think about all the things that I’ve done this year and the experiences I’ve had.  I’m so thankful and blessed to have been able to do it all!  I really achieved some awesome things which have only inspired me to continue to do more.  I want more.  I deserve more.40

Speaking of more, there will be more pacing in my life!!  Unfortunately due to a course problem, the City of the Arts half has been canceled.  It’s an absolute shame!  Some really good people worked really hard to put together a great race and there just wasn’t a way to pull it off.  Between construction and less than willing locations, it’s been postponed until 2016.  That means no pacing.

BUT

I check my inbox yesterday and there is an email about pacing opportunities for upcoming Race 13.1 events.  They have added a ton of races this year and they need pacers for just about all of them.  I quickly looked through the list and saw that Race 13.1 Evans GA needed a slew of them.  I texted some friends and we all jumped on the opportunity immediately.  I’ll be pacing the 2:15 group and Cara and Christine are teamed up to pace 2:30.  And the exciting part of all this, I add another state!!!  Right now I’ve run halfs/fulls in NC, SC, VA, MD, DC, and FL.  This will give me GA. 🙂  Not only will I have another state, but by pacing Evans, I will have three Race 13.1 races so I’ll earn the special X3 medal!!  It’s all about the bling!!1424205358_EvansMedal_Final

Only 10 more days and I will run my 6th marathon.  I’m super excited and a bit nervous (but more good nervous vs bad nervous).  I’m looking forward to crossing another finish line and spending some time with great friends.  It’s a win in my book already!

So what’s on your mind?  What are you thinking about?

See what other people are thinking about too for Thinking Out Loud Thursday hosted by Running With Spoons.

Happy Week!

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8 thoughts on “Thinking Out Loud Thursday

  1. Glad it’s more of a good nervous than a bad one! 😀 Hope you have fun with it! :]

    I really want warm weather too. :[ It was in the 50’s yesterday…but today we got a snowstorm (yay…). Spring, we need you! ;_;

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