Random Thoughts Thursday.

Hi, hello and happy Thursday to you! It is time for some random thoughts. Because that is what we do on this day!! Sometimes I rant about running (since duh, this is a running and fitness blog) and other times it is about frivolous matters. Anyway, here are some of my thoughts from this week.

Runners, do y’all still get HYPE about collecting race medals?! I mean, I race often so I still am getting tons of medals but since I moved I have not put back up my medal rack to hang them and show ‘em off. So now all of my medals are kind of collecting dust in a box. Maybe I should put them back up to get excited about them again? I actually have really enjoyed collecting my belt BUCKLES from ultra running. So now I’m kind of like, buckles are the new medals? Meh, I don’t know. It’s so much hardware. I’m starting to feel like a hoarder with so many medals to be honest. I know there’s like a charity where you can donate all of your medals. But I’m not ready to commit to that yet either. LE SIGH.

Is it just me or is everyone on the roads extra road rage-y for no reason lately?? I have never encountered so many people on the roads that don’t let you into the lane during traffic. Dude, I’m putting my blinker on and asking you politely and everything. Geez. Get over yourself. Maybe it is just Texas drivers.

Yes, Texas drivers…you can be not so nice.

I am embarrassed to say this but I am starting to like listening to country music while driving home. Not the old school country though, like modern country. Luke Bryan country. I don’t know why I’m embarrassed to share this with you. Perhaps I will make a country song spin playlist for my classes. I’m sure I’d have at least 10 people straight up walk out. HAHA.

I think I have issues with staring at people for too long. Usually I am admiring something that they have on, and I like what they are wearing or I think they are an attractive person. Or I am deep in thought so just staring in that general direction far too long. But I’ve decided that I need to stop doing this because I think it pisses people off when you stare at them. I don’t like it done to me, like at all. Right? It’s like, do I have something on my face? So awkward, I know. I’ve decided it is okay to be awkward.

Back to music. Lately I’ve been listening to a lot of old Janet Jackson songs on Spotify. She has really made some good hits in the past decade or so. Well, few decades. I told you, I’m all over the place with music.

What random thoughts do you want to share this week? Any music you listen to you are kind of embarrassed about?

Published by thedancingrunner

Marathon runner & group fitness instructor at 24 Hour Fitness. Passionate about family, friends, traveling. Loves destination races. Loves dining out, cooking in, being around down to earth people, writing, sunrises.

17 thoughts on “Random Thoughts Thursday.

  1. AH! I just watched that episode of housewives BH last night haha. Girl, I do the same thing with staring at people too long. My husband ALWAYS calls me out on it. I’m just so fascinated by our species. LOL

  2. The medals are definitely becoming a bit much. Some can be pretty creative, but how creative can they be? I’ve turned some favorites into Christmas ornaments, but I prefer functional race memorabilia, like coffee mugs/bottle openers/pint glasses.

  3. Most of my medals are also collecting dust in a box. In fact, I need a bigger box. I pick out the significant ones and leave them up. Boston. Ironman. “Firsts”. Like First half-marathon, first marathon, first BQ, etc.

    And no . . it is NOT just Texas drivers. I plan a future presidential campaign based on mandatory self-driving cars. The worst possible scenario is to continue to have people behind the wheel.

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