Aware 5k: 3 days and counting!

This Saturday I’m running my second 5k race, the Aware 5k/10k Christmas run.  I’m excited about it but also nervous! It helps that this week has been a stressful one at work, I haven’t had much time to really think about it!

Ok, ok, I’ll admit, I’ve been thinking about this upcoming run a lot! But this time, I’m more excited than I am nervous.  That’s a good thing right?

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Donating to my Aware 5k

I’ve debated long and hard about posting this, but I decided to just leave it out there and then leave it be.  As you know, I’m running 5k in the Aware 10k & 5k Christmas run.  I’m also fundraising for it so if anyone is interested in donating through my fundraising page (as little as you like, or as much, that is entirely up to you!), follow the link below.

For more information on Aware, and their efforts at supporting people through depression, check out their website Please note this is an Irish charity and donations are made in Euros.

I sincerely thank each and every person who has donated to this very worthy and much needed cause.  I also really appreciate the support and encouragement I’m being given as I prepare for this run.  Not one person has expressed doubt about my ability to run (and to run a 5k!).  I can’t even begin to describe just how much that respect means to me.

If you don’t want to or can’t donate, please just wish me luck on the day, that would mean a lot to me!

Thank you!

Now that you ran a 5k, what’s next, Fat Girl?

Good question, I’m glad you asked! I have a few things in mind to round out 2013.  Since I started running the last few months have been so unexpectedly crazy and awesome, but have ultimately led to my having a self-confidence I’ve never had before, and never imagined I could have!

I’d like to end the year on the same note! So, my plan for the next month and a bit is:

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