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To run or not to run.

Know this feeling?

I should run. 
But I really don't want to. 
But I should. 
I'm not going too. 
But I'll regret it if I don't. 
But who says I have to run?
I'm not going to run. 
Bloody hell it's only 30 minutes. Just run. 

You know me... I'm all about choosing the run. Because you'll never regret running. But you WILL regret NOT running.

But sometimes it's just too hard. The fight to run or not becomes bigger than what it really should be. The fight gets out of control and out of perspective. 
When this happens ... I bet you anything that something else big is going on in your life. Something traumatic, stressful, heartbreaking. Something's going on. 

Your run is just a run. It's not against you or it's not the cause of your hurt or anger or stress. It's just a run. 

Don't fight over just a run. 

Save your energy for the fights that matter. 

Just run. 

Because ... it's just a run. 

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I love my body.
And just like that... In the middle of camel pose... Everything changed. I love my body. And I'm gonna start treating it with the respect it deserves. 
I love my body. 
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My body ... I'm so sorry. 
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Read this if you're about to give up...

If you are struggling to stay on track know this... You are so close. So close to success. So close. You just can't see it. That's why it feels so far away.
If I told you that I could see it and it looks amazing and it was just around that corner you would keep going. You wouldn't stop.

I know you can't see it ... But it's so close. Don't give up now.

It really is just around the corner.

You're missing out.

I poured this Post Run Pinot just before I headed out the door.  So when the run got tough.... And it did... I dreamed of my Post Run Pinot.  Home now... And it's still sitting there... Waiting.  I'll have my shower then wash down a big feed with it.  Some might say... Why not just pour the wine and skip the run bit? To that I would say... You clearly haven't tasted Post Run Pinot.  And ... You are missing out.