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Head wind

I know Head wind is a phrase used for biking.  But today I'm talking running.

I got out this morning to get in a quick 5 miler before the day started and boy was I in for a surprise.

Going south I could feel the very strong wind at my back and I knew the way home was going to be terrible.

Terrible it was.

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I tried mentally preparing myself running south for how bad it would be when I turned around to head north.  It did not work.

Have you ever done a Billy Banks kickboxing video?  I did one a few too many times in my parents' basement in high school and I have one of his sayings firmly planted in my brain, "Dig!  Dig!  Dig!"  (I think he was talking about upper cuts.)  
So while I pushed hard against this wind for 2.5 miles on my way home in my mind I kept hearing Billy Banks saying, "Dig!  Dig, Lisa!  Dig!"

The wind died down for 10 seconds and I almost tripped, I was leaning into it so much.  (Do not worry my friends, I did not actually trip.)

Happy Saturday!

I hope it's not 30º and windy where you are.  Come on spring!

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