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In last semester of College – Senior

Right now I am in my last semester of College, I will be walking in May, but need to take a summer course to complete my degree.  I can live with that.  With working full-time, and fitting in family time,  this has been the hardest thing I have ever done, way more difficult than running a marathon, or any type of physical activity.  I would rather endure physical challenges than be in school, or write a paper. 

For the last 3 1/2 years I have been going to college at night pursuing my bachelors degree, I was out of school for 15 years and going back was a huge step for me.  I am not fond of school, I will be honest.  I have to thank my wife for pushing me to go back and get my degree.

I got a bit overwhelmed the other day because I am taking 3 classes instead of the normal 2, and was thinking about bailing out on the marathon I am running in May.  Training has taken a nose dive, and honestly the stress of this marathon is getting to me.  But I decided screw conventional marathon training, and see what happens with low mileage training.  

In all honestly I can’t wait until the marathon is over, looking forward to running it, but can’t wait to relax, run for enjoyment again, and live life without school!

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