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Indianapolis Monumental Marathon 5K Race Recap 2017

My Indianapolis Monumental Marathon 5K Race Recap for 2017

Monumental 5K 2017 race recap

 

You might remember that last year when I ran the Monumental Marathon 5K in Indy, it was because I had to forego the half marathon I had signed up for due to knee problems.  

This year, before I headed out to Indianapolis (only about a 40 minute drive from my house), I told my husband how great it was not to be worrying about all the things I normally would if I were heading out to run a half marathon.

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Celebrating 45! 4.5 Things I’ve Learned in 45 Years

I’m not old.  I’m 25 plus shipping and handling.

Life begins at 45.  The last 44 years have been practice.

45 is when you finally get your head together and your body starts falling apart.

It took 45 years to look this good.

things learned in 45 years

Type into your Google search bar anything like “woman turning 45” and you will find all kinds of articles about body changes, what to expect, etc.  

But I’ve spent way too much time googling things to improve myself at all ages.  

This is me.  This is who I am.  I am here.  

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Community Matters – Don’t Go at Life On Your Own

It’s taken me awhile and still I buck the system at times, but community matters.  Making genuine connections with other people matters.  We were never meant to go on this journey of life alone.  

community matters

By yourself you’re unprotected.  With a friend you can face the worst.  Can you round up a third?  A three-stranded rope isn’t easily snapped. Ecclesiastes 4:12 (the Message)

I used to be a loner.  I’m still an introvert at the core.  I prefer to do things on my own.  I’m okay being alone.  

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