Road Signs

I’m not a big believer in fate. I don’t necessarily think “things happen for a reason.” I do believe in the human need to make sense of things – I totally get that, and I’ve done it myself. Magic makes us feel good, and why wouldn’t we want to feel good? But I’m logical, and tend to look at the world that way.

So when I’ve been thinking about, talking about, and researching buying a more advanced and accurate run tracker – but also kinda putting it off – and then my phone GPS craps out on me during a run, it really makes me wonder about the unseen forces of the universe: is it telling me to stop procrastinating so much? Or was it just a fluke?

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Feel It On My Finger Tips, Hear It On My Window Pane

Saturdays are usually a fast 3 miles. That’s it. I try to keep it light knowing I have a long run on Sunday. I decided to try a slightly different route today, guessing it’d be somewhere between 3 and 4 miles (it was) because I need to switch it up every now and then. I used to be very consistent with runs to the point where I wasn’t running farther or faster often enough, and going the same routes all the time, so I just remained at this dull, static level where I wasn’t improving or challenging myself.

About a mile in, it started raining.

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