I embarked on The Health Activist Writer's Month Challenge with WEGO Health so I will be "writing off the beaten path" and adding some variety to my traditional blog posting. I am hoping this will allow you to get to know me a bit more and inspire some creativity in how I express my fitness goals and desires with you….this month and beyond.
Add to that my mainstay running gear - running shoes, Adidas running socks, running skirt and top, Bondi Band, my iPhone with Nike GPS app, ear phones, BodyGlide, nuun, protein powder, GU gel, a Nathan water bottle and hand holder, my jogging stroller, and my foam roller. But in all reality, I still need/want all these items since I won't stop running when I bury this capsule. So please excuse me for just placing pictures inside the capsule.
I also enclosed this note:
To the people of 2112,
I hope the Earth is still a nurturing and beautiful environment and that people are still out there running and pushing themselves each and every day. I feel running is what my soul is supposed to do and provides me the means to reach my primary fitness goals: to be strong, healthy, and emotionally balanced. I am always setting new goals for myself and my goals for 2012 are to run every day and to complete at least 12 half marathons. I also have two marathons scheduled at the end of the year. So far I am doing well and I am beginning to dream of running an ultra one day…just don't tell my husband. One hundred years is a long time and I would imagine that there have been a lot of technological advances. My iPhone probably seems huge and the GPS app is probably outdated in capabilities. The idea that I run with a chip on my shoe at times to track miles and times may also seem ridiculous to you. However, I hope that the reasons I run, to be at peace with the world and to be a better person, are still viable reasons for people to run.
You can learn more about me in the archives from my blog.
Daily Gratitude: Today I am grateful for putting a piece of myself out there for the future to discover.
Daily Affirmation: I am strong.