Things I’ll miss about 2016 and things I won’t!

I’ll be honest, this past year has had its ups and downs but I wouldn’t change it for the world.  I think that bad things that happen only make you stronger and wiser.  I know that I’ve learned a lot about myself and what makes me happy.

Running has had an enormous effect on my life and who I hang out with.  Not only have I enhanced my health and have more optimistic views but I have met some great people along the way.  Thanks to BibRave, I have been introduced to some of the most motivating and kind people.  I looked forward to hanging out with them at the races!  What a great family BibRave has become.

2017 won’t start exactly the way I wanted with my current injury but having the support of friends and family is making it easier.  I cannot wait to get back to my passion and career of firefighting as well as running again.

2016 loves – Battlefrogs, Spartans, firefighting competitions, yoga, BibRave races and goodies, finishing my first marathon, reuniting with long ago friends, off roading with the Jeep, Monterey California, Colorado hiking, Cubs World Series, GoRuck with friends, new black firegear, removing some heavy life baggage

2016 dislikes – Low back pain, shoulder tear, knee surgery, negativity, horrible eating habits, that heavy life baggage, end of Battlefrog, not running in the snow, 20 pounds of ick, sadness

2017 goals – meeting new running friends and BibRavers (a few specific!), traveling, California trip, Colorado trip, Chicago Marathon, Maine trip, Texas trip, Boston trip, low body fat, healthy eating lifestyle

What are you most grateful for this past year?

What are you happy to see behind you?

What are your 2017 goals and aspirations?

4 Comments on “Things I’ll miss about 2016 and things I won’t!

    • Nothing happened at Battlefrog except they went out of business. It was my favorite OCR race! Though I suspect all of that type of racing may have contributed to my current situation. 😎


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