ORN: 7/10/05: 0, nothing, zero, null, nada, niente.
Earlier in my life I was a musician. Looking back I can see that I was also obsessed. Practicing wasn't just something I did to get better at my craft it was something that I did to avoid doing anything else. I decided very early on that running was going to be something I enjoyed, not something I obsessed over.
Yesterday being a runner took second place to being a father and grandfather. Could I have taken an easy run? Sure. But it would have meant pulling myself away from everything else.
Balance is an overused word but it's the best word I know. Balance. It's a kind of weightlessness. And if you find that point everything feels easy.
Waddle on, friends,