Two months from now, I was supposed to run the Skyline to the Sea trail marathon. Not only that, but I was supposed to meet for the first time Jill, Chris K, Patrick, and Kate, blog buddies all. Running in the California sunshine through redwoods on a trail to the sea sounded like a great way to spend a Sunday morning.
But it was not to be. Due to family obligations, I won't be travelling to participate. Of course for a few moments I was upset and was fearful of letting the others know. But you know what? There's a rainbow that came along after the initial rain. Not a rainbow like Matty B might paint, but a deeper appreciation of what's really important, and that's family. Pretty much
Finding balance in life, family, work, and training is often difficult. Prioritizing is an everyday evaluation of what's important. As a typical selfish individual, I usually put myself first. Unfortunately, as a father and husband, that's not always the best thing to do. To Patrick, Chris, Kate, and Jill, I apologize that I made plans and am unable to carry them out. But family comes first.