I trained, I got blisters, I cried, I worked really hard, and in the end stupid Lupus won and I had to drop out of the race. I still went to San Francisco to cheer my teammates on in their amazing race, but it nearly broke my heart.
When I got home from the relay I decided that come hell or high water, next year I’m beating Lupus by running in, and finishing, a relay race with my Eat. Blog. Run. girls.
How will I do this, you ask? By starting early, I say.
A couple months ago I started working out religiously at my local Gold’s Gym. I’ve never been a huge gym fan before but now I am a complete convert. Seriously, I’m sold. I’m going to track my progress bit by small bit in preparation for the race I’m going to run next Summer, share with you the tiny moments of progress I’m sure to make.
Already I feel a little more toned, and 100% better after working out on a regular basis. It helps my brain feel more organized, and that’s not just me talking, there’s science behind it. I’ll share more later, but know this, in 2011 I’m going to kick Lupus’ @ss.
—Gold’s Gym donated the 1-year membership. All the tears, blood, sweat, cursing, and whining? That’s what I’m bringing to the table.