So last year I did whole drawn out post about 2014 and my
goals for 2015, I’m not going to do that. 2015 was simple, I set some goals at
the beginning, I changed some goals I added new goals, I missed some goals.
Basically, stuff got done in 2015.
Let me explain:
PR’d my half marathon by nearly 8 minutes in October
ran a marathon
did another tri
PR’d my 10k during my half
lost weight (Thank you stomach bug)
traveled out of state for a race
ran in a new state for the first time
raced in a completely different environment, right by the beach
upgraded my gear
completed 18 races (5k x 7), (15k x 1) (13.1 x 8) (26.2 x 1) (Tri x 1) and 1 virtual half marathon
finally became a BibRave Pro (squeals)
PR’d my 5k after a year of trying and had my fastest average pace ever for a
run longer than a mile.
lived for me, and ran happy
Do I have goals for 2016, you bet. But here’s the key thing,
they’re goals, not resolutions. There’s nothing about my current actions or
behavior that I feel like I need to get rid of.
Do I need to eat healthier yes, but I’m not gonna cut out
McDonald’s French fries, Dr. Pepper, booze, or Whataburger, but will I eat
cleaner whenever possible, of course.
But my goals are to:
harder and more efficient
for an Olympic distance triathlon
As the year goes on and life calls for changes I’m sure my
goals will change, but it is what it is. All I can do is to give it my best and
thank God everyday for the bountiful blessings I have received throughout this
year and my life. The truth of the matter is that this year has been very hard,
and sometimes it has felt next to impossible. However, with the glory of God
and his favor I will continue to persevere through all the challenges he brings
forth to me. I just hope he takes a bit of a chill pill this year and will let