Thursday, October 21, 2010

Three Things Thursday & WINNERS!

1.  Whole days go by when I don't think about my "pending" application to nursing school  And then, when I do remember, it's all I think about for hours and hours.  "What if I'd spent 5 more minutes on my essay?"  "What if my essay wasn't as good as I thought?"  "What if my essay didn't say what I wanted it to?"  "What if, even though I scored very well on my entrance test, it wasn't good enough?"  "What if I'm making a huge mistake and I don't really want to do this but don't know it yet?"  The last one is the one that scares me the most.  Well, last night I dreamed that I broke into the nursing school to read the letters before they went out.  So, obviously I'm thinking about it, even when I'm not thinking about it.

2.  I am in the last week of BIG MILES for marathon training.  As of Monday, in just a few days, I will be in TAPER MODE.  I'm not the best during taper madness.  I tend to eat too much and gain 4 -5 pounds, and then I'm freaked out because I have to carry 4 - 5 extra pounds around for 26.2 miles, and I'm not fun to be around because I don't have enough miles in my schedule to get the endorphins...  I'm thinking of pitching an idea to CBS:

Take 6 obsessed marathoners who are accustomed to running 50 miles per week.  Put them on an island with 6 new runners who find 15 miles a week to be frustratingly hard.  Tell the Marathoners they can only run 15 miles a week.  Tell the Newbies they MUST run 30 miles a week.  Give the newbies unlimited access to McMillan or Coolrunning's Pace calculator.  Give the marathoners access to Self Magazine online.  Watch the DRAMA unfold on TAPER ISLAND!

3.  I wanted to thank everyone here who reads this blog for commenting, questioning, etc.  I'll answer the questions in the next series of posts, starting soon.  Now for the important bit -
The WINNERS for my giveaway are:

#22 - Shelly @ It's Just One Foot in Front of the Other


#53- Jenn

Please e-mail me your snail mail information at ginnyflynn at gmail dot com and I'll get your packages in the mail ASAP!!!


shellyrm aka jogging stroller mama said...

I'm envious of your education drive! I don't think I could go back to school at my age.

I would watch that! It would be awesome!

WooHoo! I won! I won! I needed that this morning after my night of little sleep and loads of sweat. Thanks!

Pam said...

I would definitely tune in to that show. Love it! HA!

Julie D. said...

nice show idea!! Don't worry about your nursing school are golden...I'm sure you are in!! :)

MCM Mama said...

LMAO at the show idea.