running fomo: a runfession/coffee date mashup

My running FOMO is real and here to stay and I am so happy to have both the Runfessions and Ultimate Coffee Date linkups to bare my “sole.”

Are you ready?

running fomo

Let’s chat.

Over coffee, I would runfess….

That after the last few days, running feels closer. Not close, mind you, but closer. My nerve pain is better controlled and my energy level is higher. I don’t want to jinx anything, but I do feel … better. There will still be ups and downs, I’m sure, and next Runfessions day, I may be an emotional wreck again, but for right now, I’m going with it. After all, that running FOMO is real and I can’t wait to make it come true.

running fomo

Over coffee, I would runfess….

That a friend loaned me a knee scooter, and I wasn’t too sure about using it. Technically, I am mobile and walking. However, I tried it out last night and it’s such a nice thing to have “just in case.” Even though I’m improving, there’s no getting around the fact that I am not at full-strength. And much as it hurts my pride, I have to be ok with using assistance when I need it.

running fomo

Over coffee, I would runfess….

That I am SO FREAKING SAD to be missing Best Damn Race Safety Harbor this weekend. First of all, everyone raves about this race and I was so excited for my first time. We had plans to stay in a fabulous house and take on all our different race goals this weekend. My running FOMO is at embarrassingly high levels as I am going to miss all the fun with so many members of my BDR Ambassador Crew.

running fomo

Over coffee, I would runfess….

That this injury is messing with my head and making me think I want to run a second marathon. My running FOMO was ignited as so many running friends and acquaintance took on the Dopey Challenge and WDW Marathon a few weeks ago, and it got me thinking that I should try 26.2 again. Just to say I did. Spite marathons are probably the worst idea, but that’s what happens when a runner is left unsupervised during a long recovery.

running fomo

Over coffee, I would runfess…

That I miss how things used to be. I miss my independence and my friends and the things I used to do. I know it isn’t forever, but sometimes, it gets lonely, and my running FOMO and regular FOMO combine into an epic FOMO storm. Bleh.

Today we are linking up with ….

 Marcia’s Healthy Slice for January’s Runfessions.


And the Ultimate Coffee Date with  Coco and Deborah !

Please be sure to link up and share with all these lovely bloggers!

What would you runfess over coffee?

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