Choosing the easier option

For one reason or another, life is kind of hard going at the moment.

I won’t bore you with all the details, but the main upsetting thing on my radar, is dad most probably going into a nursing home imminently, followed by a series of other – dwindling in urgency, difficulty and importance – issues.

bath 2013Somewhere in that mix is that I’m currently nursing a bad back, and as a result am advised not to run and on pain relieving tablets.

Marathon 43 is coming up in Wiltshire this Sunday – the hilly off-road Clarendon Way.

I’m actually looking forward to it, even if I have to crawl round.

Compared to what people have to face up to in life – and there are many I know dealing with far greater challenges than I am – believe it or not, sometimes running a marathon really does seem the easier option.




2 thoughts on “Choosing the easier option

  1. Rosemary Bishop

    I know you probally won’t listen to any advise,so if you are determined to do this run, please listen to what your body tells you it can do. Hope it goes well. luv RB X

  2. marylynhofmann

    Take it easy, you obviously have a lot on your plate at the moment. You can always look for another marathon to do before the cut off if you are not up to it.
    Take Care. MH


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