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Obsession? (Read 301 times)

jjameson


    My wife told me today she thinks running is an obsession to me.  When pushed on the issue, she backed off; but it got me to thinking .....

     

     


    Imminent Catastrophe

      Passion. Not obsession. 

      "Able to function despite imminent catastrophe"

       "To obtain the air that angels breathe you must come to Tahoe"--Mark Twain

      "The most common question from potential entrants is 'I do not know if I can do this' to which I usually answer, 'that's the whole point'.--Paul Charteris, Tarawera Ultramarathon RD.

       

      √ Tahoe Rim Trail 100M 20/21 July 2013

      Boston Marathon 21 April 2014

      Tahoe Rim Trail 100M 19/20 July 2014

        My wife told me today she thinks running is an obsession to me.  When pushed on the issue, she backed off; but it got me to thinking .....

         

         

        Thinking about it also, and for me, it probably is an obsession...

         

        Thankfully, my wife is very understanding.

        Can you/do you include her in any of your races and training?  My wife had fun crewing at Tahoe.

        DoppleBock


          75% obsession

          25% passion

          http://a-big-horse.blogspot.com/ 

          2013 Goals ~ Mar < 3:00, 5M < 29, 10k < 35  

           

          xor


            43% Passion

            29% Obsession

            15% All the food I can eat

            11%   Beer

            2%   Unknown substance