What happened April 15 at the Boston Marathon will forever be on my mind. The emotions from that day and then seeing the running community stand together have changed me. I feel like that day reset my thoughts and goals. There's the pre-Boston me and the post-Boston me. I think that's the case for a lot of people and the running community.
I'm not really sure what's next, and I have no idea if I'll stick to my non-marathon thoughts this year.
All of a sudden, anything I've ever said doesn't matter. I want new goals. I want new challenges. I want to run for completely different reasons than I did before April 15.
I feel like I have a 5,000-piece puzzle scattered on a table with non of the pieces put together. I'm in no hurry to start on the pieces, but I love this feeling of having options. ...