Me vs. The Marathon

As today is the first day to sign up for the Chicago marathon, I popped out of bed this morning (ok so that is a lie…I snoozed twice) and then got out of bed, headed to my computer, and registered for my first marathon.  It is October 9th, 2011 and I plan to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  Energized for the big race 249 days away (and excited for my treat day), I headed to the gym for some running intervals and then to work early before the big storm.  As of now, I am snowed in to my parents house and looking forward to my first ‘adult’ snow day. I still can’t believe we are closed tomorrow, but enjoying a glass of wine and the treats I saved for my P’s.  Perhaps my mom and I will do some more baking tomorrow.  For my Chicago friends, be safe this “Snowpocolypse” and enjoy some time snowed in with family and friends!

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