Coming to terms with being selfish

Tomorrow, I will embark in a wonderful adventure…and I am NOT doing it for my kids, or my husband or a charity . I am taking 2 days of work, and I am not using them to take my kids to their annual physical or to do house renovations, or to volunteer at my son’s Boy Scouts Den. I am taking them for ME…to drive 6 hours from CT to MD and get on a van with another 11 amazing women, Badass mother runners, just like me. My tribe called and I heard them.

I have worked so hard on the last 5 months to get here. Nutrition. Training, work-training-life balance, juggling a full time job, 2 kids, a husband and a house to run…so hard… That I deserve doing this for ME.

I am over feeling guilty for leaving my children and husband for this. For the next 4 days it’s all about my passion,my running and new friends. Kindred souls that will merge as one team from all over the country, all backgrounds, all faiths , races and beliefs…and we will come together for one thing….run from Cumberland,MD to Washington,DC as one.

For the next 4 days, there will be no guilt, no regrets, no fears…. Just pure joy knowing I am doing this for myself and I am finally reaping the goods after training and working so hard for this…

When I get back home, I can get back to being a good mom, wife and employee… But starting tomorrow until Sunday morning…… It is all about me… And that’s OK…I’ve earned…

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One thought on “Coming to terms with being selfish

  1. Don’t ever feel guilty about taking time for yourself! It’s much needed for you to recharge and refocus! I think it helps you realize what’s truly important in life when you take a few days to focus inwardly. Have fun on your mini 4 day vacation. Sounds fantastic 🙂

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