The topic over at the Running Lounge today is... Running blogs, and how they help us.
Well, I have to first say that I knew starting a running blog would be very helpful in my training. I had just moved her to Ky from Ut and I was trying to dig deep for motivation but couldn't seem to find it. I know that sounds strange because I love to run and I love to run Marathons. The move had changed something in me. I just needed something to help get me out the door.
What I didn't know was that I would get so invested in so many other blogs and the lives of those writers. I love hearing about your training tips & your ideas about nutrition. I have learned so much from you all. I didn't realize that I would get so excited to read your race reports and that I would literally feel your emotion like it was my own when you describe crossing the finish line. So I started my running blog for me, for selfish reasons, you could say. I have come to find out that even though I never knew I had it in me, I can and have and will continue to inspire others to run. Maybe not run a marathon but to start the journey of a running future. I have had a few blogger's tell me they find my blog inspiring. Well, this just shocked me. I know I am not a great writer, and I know that at times I just ramble and don't make sense, but I am learning that with my honesty and my simple little life of running and taking care of my little girls, that somewhere in there I can inspire others.
So thanks to those of you who read my ramblings and an even bigger thanks to those who leave comments (who doesn't like comments) with inspirational words of advice and comfort.
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