Ok, I know it's still March and all, but the hours left in this month are pretty much spoken for. I leave March 24-31 for World Balloon Convention and that will be a non-stop week of work and more work. I scoped out the fitness facilities at the hotel and they do have a nice set up, but it's undetermined whether I will have the time or energy to partake. So, I am setting my sights on April. I have big plans for April and it better deliver.
1) It's my birthday!
I know most people consider January 1st to be the new year, but those people are wrong. It's April 13th that starts the new year. It's the glorious day of my birth and I'm still a little annoyed that it's not a national holiday. I am entering my 44th year and have a lot to accomplish. This new year is a great time to start what I knew I couldn't in January because of the schedule. And in February because of.... well, because I'm a lazy hog. And in March because I JUST TOLD YOU I WAS BUSY! Jeeze. So, April it is.
2) I have a triathlon this month!
3) I have to make a decision about that Half Ironman by 4/17!
4) I get a Buddy this month!
I am short on friends and inspiration to run, so I found a group that will help me with both. It's called I Run For and it pairs runners with kids (normally kids, but sometimes adults) that can't run due to physical challenges. I signed up early this year and it has taken about 9 weeks so far with about 3 more weeks to go before my name comes up on the waiting list. I am excited and I hope I am assigned a buddy in time for my April 26th tri. It should be about that time. I'm sure I'll do a blog post about my buddy when I get one, so stay tuned. I love this idea and I am hoping that the inspiration my buddy provides will push me along when I am running low on motivation. In turn, I hope to add a smile to my buddy and his/her family's lives as well.
5) I just really have to get some control over my life!
(PS - despite the way the post title sounds, this is *not* about blogger extraordinaire April from Run The Great Wide Somewhere but she is awesome and you should check out her blog!)