Friday, April 17, 2009
Was that applause I heard?
I took the dogs for a walk/run this afternoon. Yesterday I went with my friend and her two dogs for a long 5-mile walk, but today I was alone and wanted to push it just a tad.
I've often said I couldn't run from here to my mailbox if Godzilla himself was after me, but I'd like to change that -- just in case Godzilla ever shows up, of course. ;)
So... I start out walking, and then get to a point where I think, "Okay, time to jog." I start running (okay, probably loping, but hey, when you're 235 pounds, it's running, k?), and the next thing I hear is clapping. Is somebody around? Are they seeing this behemoth schlepping down the path trying to look as if she isn't dying and is showing his encouragement? Is it the wildlife, awestruck by this creature invading their sanctuary and giving thanks for the honor? Is it simply in my mind as I daydream about running a 5k and making it over the threshold?
No. It's my fleshy apron slapping my lap, thankyouverymuch. Ugh.
Posted by Beth at 2:09 PM