It’s Here!

It’s been really quiet around here this week.  We’re leaving for San Francisco on Friday.  I’m actually excited now!  I was kind of uncertain of how I’d feel for a few months, but the time is upon us, on Sunday I’m running 13.1 miles and there’s no stopping me!  I’m going to catch up with a couple friends while I’m on the west coast too, hopefully they’ll humor my grand ideas of riding trolly cars and eating Rice A Roni…ok not not that part.  Maybe we’ll even go to Chinatown and get some dim sum and later see some really smelly seals and get an In-and-Out animal style indulging after a decent race finish.

My only problems now are 1.  how can I get my coconut water from here to there without checking my bag?  2.  how can I get my almond butter there without checking my bag?  The almond butter might be easy enough, but the coconut water…yeah I might need to try and find some once I get out there.  They say not to do or eat anything new the day of your race so I need to eat the same pre-run breakfast I always eat and drink coconut water during my run from my water belt.  I think it’s normal to be this paranoid over food.  Deena Kastor had a little toilet problem in the Chicago marathon last weekend, and I’m sure it happens to Average Josephina’s like me too.  I have a really fickle belly but somehow I’ve been able to go the 3.5 months of my training without any sort of horror story – praise the lord.

I’m really looking forward to going to pick up my number and time chip.  I hope there is lots of good swag for me there too, if not I’ll just buy some cool stuff and call it even.  San Francisco here we come! 

About Laura

Working mom trying to balance life and baby.
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