Instead I will check in and say HELLO! I have tried really hard to keep my social media up to date but unfortunately this website, the page that started it all, is often last on my mind. I find myself on-the-go with only a few minutes to spare and that time crunch works great for Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook posts but not so much for this blog. I am sorry.
I am currently 5 weeks out from the Kansas City Marathon. I am T-I-R-E-D. I am so tired in fact that I know that I need to pull back a little this week. I am back to working full time (stressful!), marathon training, and started CrossFit back up. In addition I have had some personal life stressors going on. My cup runneth over.
Overall though this training cycle has been going well. I've been able to hit the distances set before me and
As my trip to Kansas City approaches I find myself becoming homesick. I miss my family and friends there. I miss the area in general. I know that it will be a super quick trip and I'm already sad about not being able to see everyone. It is difficult to only have a few days with my loved ones here and there throughout the years. It's been almost 8 years since I moved away from the KC area and it never gets easier to say goodbye. I am trying to focus on the race though and the time with loved ones that I am gifted with.
If you happen to be in the Kansas City area on October 17th than come cheer on the runners! You know how much crowd support means on race day. I'd love to run by and give you a high five (or have you there to drag me to the finish....ha!).
I am running the race as part of a fundraiser for my friends charity. I am hoping to raise another $450 by race day. Please click on this LINK to read about the cause and to donate. It's one fundraising page for all the Village Racers so please write my name in the comments so that I now that you donated on my behalf.
Thank you for reading! I hope that you're having a wonderful September so far. I'm just trying to enjoy this beautiful island as much as possible.