Monday, October 29, 2007

And I thought 7 was a lot!

Yesterday, Tymm, our good friend Tony and myself took off at Cheatham Hill (a trail in the woods) for the longest run of my life! We ran a total of 11.2 miles!!! This is my personal record and I am so proud of us...AND it was ALL MY IDEA! Tony thought I was down right crazy when I came up with that one.

BUT, we did it and I am so happy. It was a wonderful way to spend 2 hours with 2 very good friends. The day was gorgeous, sunny and 70 degrees and being outside just made me downright happy. It gave me time to think about where God has brought us over the past 3 years and I would not trade where we are for anything!

As I was running, I found myself daydreaming of the day we get our referral, both Ethiopia's and China's. We are hopeful that the E-referral will be in the next 3 months, if not even sooner! Tears stung my eyes as I imagined hearing the voice of our Adoption Coordinator, on the other end of the phone telling us if we have a boy or a girl and then seeing the pictures for the first time. Boy, am I ready for this baby...I know that God will watch over our children until we are united.

Anyway, here is a big thank you to my wonderful husband and great friend Tony for coming out and joining me on my "Sunday Physical Challenge". It means so much to me to have friends that enjoy getting outside and running with me. Both Tymm and Tony really encourage me to keep going...I couldn't do it without them.

I don't say it enough, so thanks, T & T!



Anonymous said...

Hi Laura!
You are smart running and running
and running now - you need to keep strong and get those muscles moving BECAUSE YOU AND TYMM ARE GOING TO BE CHASING AFTER MY GRANDCHILDREN pretty soon! I can see you and Tymm with a baby stroller and Peanut and Clay all running the trails! Love you all.

Unknown said...

How wonderful to have such wonderful friends!!!! We love you both!