Please notice the pair of tennis shoes on your left. I bought that particular pair of shoes about, oh maybe 3 years ago. I promised myself when I bought them, they would be the pair of shoes that I walked a marathon in.
Well, that never happened.
Apparently, they worked like a charm for my daughter and son-in-law, as they DID complete a marathon after I bought these shoes.
About a year ago, I got myself a very expensive pair of tennis shoes. That would be the pair to your right, thinking OK, well, I'll just walk a little bit in these. Forget about the big goals and dreams of completing marathons.
Maybe I could just keep the dust off of these, and I have. I've been wearing them to work. Their a great pair of shoes and my left knee doesn't hurt when I wear them.
So, about three days ago I decided to go for a walk.
I walked a 30 minute mile. I was giving it everything I had too. Huffin' and puffin', face all red. What a sight to behold. My blood pressure was probably 300/199. That is so sad isn't it?
Just think, at one mile per 30 minutes, it would take me about 13 hours to complete a marathon. That is if I didn't fall over dead trying.
I've lead a sedentary life. It's starting to catch up with me.
I'm thinking about buying a new pair of tennis shoes!
~~~How about you? Have you ever just failed miserably at something you just desperately wanted to do? ~~~