Life’s little mysteries

I’ve got some really random questions for ya today. Some of these I’ve pondered for years without shedding any light on the answers. Go ahead – enlighten me! I dare you!

  • I hate the heat. Must have AC in the summer. But love laying in the sauna after a swim.

  • I love the freedom of running in a tank & running skirt when it’s warm. I don’t like to race when it’s warm, so I almost never race in a tank.

  • Why is there a wet dog smell but no wet cat smell?

  • I started running partially to help with weight loss. I gained weight training for my first half. I still have to carefully watch what I eat.

  • I’m generally much faster at the shorter distances. So I continue to torture myself with 13.1, naturally. 

    13.1 decals on fridge
    13.1 decals on fridge
     

  • My husband got me 13.1 decals years ago. They’re on my fridge. Yes, I am modest.

  • Why is it so much fun to explore new places (especially by running) but getting ready to go & actual travel is exhausting?

What little life mysteries do you ponder?

Thursdays are for thinking out loud

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12 thoughts on “Life’s little mysteries

  1. I think the running/weight gain problem all comes down to the runger! Whenever I am running a ton of mileage my appetite gets out of control so I need to make sure I am eating well. And not sure about the wet cat smell thing, but its sounds kind of gross:)

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  2. Not many answers here but have many of the same issues. I have gained weight since I started running but I think it’s related to getting older. I do run summer races so wear tanks often. I hate AC, never use it. I have my 13.1 magnet on my car…most people (other than runners) don’t know what it means. I love to travel but hate unpacking. And I am much faster in 5Ks but torture myself in halfs for the sheer satisfaction of completing them.

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  3. I’m not sure about the heat vs. sauna thing either, but I’m the same exact way. This is why I can’t lay out and tan, but I love hitting up saunas. And that’s a good question about the wet cat smell… but maybe we should just be happy that it doesn’t exist πŸ˜†

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    1. Definitely happy there’s no wet cat smell. I try not to lay out anymore – I’m very fair & burn easily – course I tan naturally just by running even tho I wear sunscreen. But I totally love saunas! I was happy to finally find a place to swim that’s relatively inexpensive that has one.

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