Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Best Son Ever - Treadmill Chronicles

It's no secret that I don't love treadmill running. But after Snowpocalypse 2011 I have been driven indoors this week. I put on my Nike Tempos this morning to help ensure I could do the run today. But I just.couldn't.face it. I was complaining to dh and had just thrown in the towel.


Then my sweet son and runner-in-training came up to me. It went something like this:


Son: How many miles are you supposed to do today?
Me: 6
Son: How many are you supposed to do tomorrow?
Me:4
Son: Well how about if you do the 4 and I will come keep you company.
- followed by huge encouraging bear hug-


So we banged out the 4 miles. Thank you sweetie! You rock!

8 comments:

  1. He is such an awesome little boy! What a sweet story!

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  2. awwww....what a sweet son you have :)

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  3. Awesome! My son (10) can be a driving force for me too.

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  4. ahh i just came across your blog and i LOVE the jewelry that you make! i may get a few because i love 'word' sayings like this that are motivating and inspiring! fabulous fabulous fabulous!

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  5. Awww!! this is a great story--you are blessed.

    I really need to decide on a necklace of yours---I have been struggling finding a "mantra" for challenging runs lately.

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