Bad – You HATE running 5ks but do it anyway
Ugly - You have a good race but later see that your finish line picture is THROUGH SOMEONE’S ARMPIT.
Good – TAPER TIME FOR THE MARATHON CLINIC!
Bad – The clinic is tapering for a race next weekend. Your race is in 25 days.
Ugly - The prospect of running more than 25k on my own this weekend.
Good – Getting through training relatively unscathed and mostly injury free!
Bad – What’s this? A cold? NOOOOOOOOOOOO
Ugly - Coughing and sneezing so much that you seem to have hurt your neck so badly you can barely turn your head.
Good – Chicken soup is good for a cold, right?
Bad – What do you mean there’s gluten in just about EVERY brand of soup?
Ugly – Hot water is not chicken soup.
Good – Booking your accommodations and flights for NYC WAY in advance. AND you put money aside to pay for the whole she-bang! SMRT!
Bad – Instead using the money put aside for NYC for wedding deposits.
Ugly – The credit card statement that I’ll have to pay before Christmas.
Good – You get your life back after Nov. 3! No more time-sucking marathon training!
Bad – The time you spent running will now be devoted to wedding planning.
Ugly - The nightmares that I’ve been having about planning my wedding