Just waiting on the Angie and Corey Party Van to take us down to Madison! Here's the latest out of Green Bay.
The Bad: I have a bad ear infection with a half-healed blister on my eardrum (o-u-c-h), and my left tonsil is now infected.
The Good: My eardrum is intact.
The Bad: The doc said NO WAY to the half-marathon.
The Good: I can run (okay, she said walk, or slow running, and I only run one speed: slow) the 5-K if I feel better.
The Bad: I'm not feeling better.
The Good: I'm not feeling worse.
The Bad: I'm missing out on having Corey Waters' individual attention for 13.1 miles.
The Good: I get to hang out with Corey and Angie and some other awesome women in Madtown. Doesn't get better than that!
The Bad: I trained for TWELVE FREAKING WEEKS to run this gd half-marathon. TWELVE WEEKS. And I'm not running in a half-marathon.
The Good: My weekly base mileage went from 9 to 18.5. I ran further than I ever have in my life. I lost weight.
The Bad: Truly, there really isn't any more bad.
The Good: I'm blessed with an awesome Mister who takes on 5 kids without flinching and says, GO AND HAVE A BLAST!!! I have an incredible group of friends who get what I go through each and every day, and who teach me an invaluable amount of information. So I don't get to run 13.1 miles tomorrow. I still have an eardrum that works! And this isn't the last half marathon in the world. There will be others.
So really, it's all good.