I did not get up and run this morning, and I am definitely ok with that. Maybe I’ll go on easy 4 or 5 miler either later tonight, or sometime tomorrow. Husband asked me last night how I was feeling about the half on Sunday and I quipped “I think it’ll be ok” before I could really sit and think about it. I later realized I don’t really have the right to even say that. I honestly do not have a clue as to what I’m really getting myself into on Sunday. I can tell you right now that I will be pretty high strung, but other than that, I am venturing into a territory unknown both mentally and physically. Obviously, I want it to go well; but who’s to say? Like many other unknowns in life, you just have to go into it with a clear head and a positive attitude.
Army life – definitely another unknown. All we know is where we’re going to be for the next 6 months, then the rest of the canvas is blank. For all we know we could end up in Korea, or North Carolina [amongst many other places]. While this might send people into a catatonic state of panic and spouting gibberish, I welcome it. Sure, it’s a hassle not knowing where you’re going – but that’s all it is. Our belongings are moved for us, my husband will be doing a job he likes, and I will have the camaraderie and support of many others on post.
Do you embrace the unknown, or shy away from it? Are there some things you are not willing to get into unknowingly? Or do you search down the unknown and fly by the seat of your pants, living for the moment, embracing the good and bad?