Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Semi-Wordless Wednesday: Discipline

On Saturday, I wanted nothing to do with my planned long run.  The weather was crappy, I was frustrated at the outcome of my daughter's diving meet, it was already 1 in the afternoon when we'd gotten home and I wasn't properly fueled.  You get the idea. I had it in my head that the run was going to completely suck before I'd even laced up my shoes.

Then someone reminded me that athletes don't always want to do their workouts but they do them anyway.  This person was 100% correct (and called me an athlete which was pretty cool).  If I hadn't gone for my run, I'd have missed this:
12 miles of some of the prettiest trees God and Michigan had to offer.  Getting out there required discipline that I don't always have.  I needed some serious encouragement on Saturday, but I'm blessed to have people in my life to nudge me in the right direction.

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