Confession from a Run-aholic

Hi, I’m Michelle.  And, I’m a run-aholic.  Seven weeks of illness, a bad marathon, recovering from that bad marathon, relapse of illness, and a family vacation have kept me from running consistently, and I am jonesing for some endorphins.

I am about to launch into another round of half marathon, triathlon, and marathon training and I need to get my mojo back in a big hurry.  The thing is that whenever I chase after that running joy, it becomes more and more elusive.  It seems that when I settle in and work really hard, that is when the joy of running comes looking for me.  But, how to get there when excuses are piling up faster than miles?

It’s time to swallow my pride, hop onto the proverbial wagon, and hitch a ride for as long as it takes until my addiction takes over and I’m running with joy and purpose.

Now, if you’ll excuse me, I’m going to lace up my sneakers and head out the door….


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