Because when I run, my heart is happier, I am a better wife and a happier mom. Because my love of running is contagious, I can help more people enjoy their lives and be healthier and happier. But for my legs not to give up, I’ll need to eat better and sleep more (I’ve been hanging out with the Twitter #zombiemoms
lately). I’ll need to listen to my body, ease up on it when it’s tired and challenge it (after the better food and more sleep, of course). And though I love racing, race fees add up quickly. My heart is happiest on the trails, so I’ll invest just in trail races that make me happy (unless there’s a road half marathon that has schwag to die for).