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This winter is draining.

Let me get to the point, I hate  winter, I hate the cold, and I could careless if I never see snow again in my life.  I obviously live in the wrong state.  Give me 90 degrees any day.

I have decided this will be my last spring marathon,  my first marathon was in spring, and the winter training is losing it’s appeal real fast.   My motivation is not there this year.  I am really stressing over this marathon, and still on the fence of bagging the whole thing, but then I tell myself to suck it up, train, and enjoy the experience of the marathon,  plus I look this to be my first barefoot marathon.

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One thought on “This winter is draining.

  1. I agree with you on every point, here. Especially about the 90 degrees.

    Posted by T.R.Leigh | February 3, 2011, 4:09 AM

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