Happy 2012, everyone! This year has begun perfectly, and I am excited to see what unfolds this year.
I finished off the year with an amazing 11 mile run down at the beach. It was perfect running weather (in my opinion): mid 40’s and partly cloudy with no wind. I was supposed to run 10 miles on Sunday, but since that was New Year’s day, and I knew I would be celebrating the night before, I ran my long run on Saturday. The decision to run 11 miles was a last minute thought. 2011 was good to me. Very, very good to me. I thought running 11 miles would be a good tribute to a memorable 2011. It was an amazing run to finish off an even more amazing year. It was goal crushing, strength building, and growth stimulating.
Just a recap of the amazingness that was 2011.
Traveled to Mexico for the first time.
Kicked a couple of nasty habits
Learned how to take care of, and truly love, myself
Found my happy place. 🙂
My running “career” REALLY took off:
- Placed 2nd in the St. Patty’s Day dash
- PR’d 1/2 marathon
- Ran my first marathon
- Qualified for Boston in that first marathon
- PR’d 5K
Met, and fell in love with, my “ethnic” boyfriend, S. 🙂
Lead my first climb
Continued to progress in yoga
Traveled to Costa Rica for the first time
Started a lot of projects (2012 is my year to finish them)
2012 is starting off busy! But busy good. I am going to apologize, in advance, to my friends and family. The next few months are going to be crazy busy: (more than) full time job, Boston training, and an exciting project I am working on. I (hopefully) will come up for air after Boston. 🙂
Exciting things are on the horizon. Stay tuned for more!