I manage a country homestead and the lives of my 4 babies ages 10,8,5 and 3. I LOVE TO RUN and NEED to keep healthy and fit for my SANITY!! Seriously....All problems are solved when I am running.

Making MY health a priority allows me to be the mother and wife that I need to be for them.

Monday, February 4, 2008


I managed to get out for a run today. I have to admit that I really did not want to.

I'm just tired...but the run made all the difference in the world.

How funny that is. When I DON'T run, I become tired and want to eat all the time. This of course leads to more eating and becoming even more tired.

BUT...when I run I feel better, sleep better, want to eat better, I'm happier and I have way more energy.

You would think it would be the opposite. But it isn't and I need to remind myself of that.

An old guy on the road stopped me to chat (I live in the country), and he casually mentioned that he did not think I 'needed' to run. No..I don't NEED to run for weight loss or anything, but oh my...yes I NEEEEEED to run. I need to run for all the reasons mentioned above. I need to run to feel alive....oh I need to run.


MurrayvilleMom said...

I need to run too! For sanity!!

Keep up the good work!!

The Kerr Family said...

I was thinking about you when I was running on Sunday and hoping you could get out that day b/c it was absolutely gorgeous outside. I agree w/ your reasons for needing to run (and I include weightloss in my need) and I also find it helps my relationship w/ Dylan, if you know what I mean ;)