Yesterday I went on a run before church. Saturday was supposed to be my long running day, but since we went to Lubbock to get Flint’s picture taken (and isn’t he so cute?!), so I didn’t have time to get out and run.
I ran 4 miles. Let me just say that again. 4 miles! Okay, I’m sure that to some of you seasoned runners (*cough* my father *cough*) 4 miles is laughably easy, but to me it’s huge! I don’t know that I have ever done that before. I’m sure in jr. high when I ran track, or more truthfully, tried to throw the shot put more than 5 feet, I may have run that far, but I didn’t know it. I have never before set out on a run aiming to go that far and actually achieving it. And the thing is, it wasn’t that hard!
It’s so encouraging to me to have come this far, sure I still have a long way to go, over 3 times that distance in the end, but I am so happy! I was so proud of myself when I finished! If I weren’t so pooped I might have jumped up and down for joy.
I just want to encourage you, that if you have a goal, especially if it’s a fitness goal, you can do it! I am not built for running, I’m built for having babies, but still I run. And if you want to, you can, too! It may take a while to get your head into the right mindset, heaven knows I’m eons away from the right mindset, but slowly you’ll get there.
So, basically, I just wanted to say YOU CAN DO IT!