Sunday, November 14, 2010

Half Marathon, MC Ball, and Ya-Ya!

I am sure that since I almost never update this nobody reads it anymore, which is totally fine. I have gone to some of my friends blogs lately and seen that they don't have time to update theirs either. I guess I just feel compelled to keep posting things every now and then for myself. This is kind of a journal of the events in my life, and I think that keeping up even now and then is good for me to do. So, here's a bit about my life recently...

I ran and finished the Halloween Half Marathon. I am super proud of it even though my time wasn't great. Honestly, who cares about my time, right? It's that I finished it. 2 hours and 15 minutes. I had 2 new years resolutions this year, and one of them was to run a half marathon. Thanks Captain Davis, Raquel, and Captain Turley for helping me make that resolution come to fruition. Since it was a HALLOWEEN half, I had to dress up even if it was just a little. Here is a picture of me and one of the Marine Corps Officer Candidates before the race.

This past Friday I had the privilege of attending the Marine Corps Birthday Ball. I have to say that it was completely AMAZING. I have always been patriotic, and I have always loved and felt supportive of our troops, but this really helped bring it even closer to my heart. There are pictures of Jeff and I together at the ball, but they weren't taken with my camera so I can't post them yet. All I have from that night is this...

One last little update... Raquel and I took Nyah to a Ya-Ya Sisterhood party at Thanksgiving Point. It was so fun to be around a bunch of crazy women (like me!), and my favorite part was burning our woes. Ha! That is something I could get into on a regular basis. We got a few cute pictures of the three of us all dressed up that I think are worth posting.


Beth said...

You'll probably be surprised at how many people check in on your blog--but I'm delighted to be the first to say, "Way to go!" for completing your Half Marathon. Hooray for you!

And I'm intrigued at the idea of burning your woes? Is that pretty much what it sounds like? Writing them down and burning them up? Symbolism can be so satisfying, can't it?

Thanks for the update.

Love, love, love--Beth

Sarah said...

I agree with Beth-lots of people read. Not everyone comments. There is a new "stats" tab in the layout section that you can see who comes to your blog.

With that said-2:15 is a great time!! What are you talking about? After you went on about who cares about time blah blah blah...I thought you were going to post a time more around 3 hours. 2:15 is great!

Once in college I was asked to escort a cadet to own of his balls.
I totally agree about what you said about patriotism. It's amazing what you feel at one of those events! And it's all done with such order that it commands honor & respect.

Our Loved-up Family said...

Well done you!! I LOVE LOVE LOVE that picture of you and Nyah to the right kissing, it is so darling!!