|CODE RED! CODE RED!!!|
It means I can focus on nothing but marathon preparations: planning my marathon gear, checking marathon day weather, planning pre-marathon food, planning mid-marathon food, remembering to bring my shoes, remembering to charge my Garmin, not forgetting to set my alarm on marathon morning, cursing whatever deity decided this spring would be a great time for me to develop seasonal allergies for the first time *cough cough sniffle*, trying to get plenty of sleep, not being able to sleep due to panicking about the marathon, trying to decide whether to run with a pace group, wondering if I trained smart enough, analyzing every mile in my training log, feeling like a sloth because I am running so few miles this week, making a list of everything I need to pack, making a list of everywhere I need to be, making a list of all of my lists, and being generally obsessive.
*takes deep, cleansing breaths*
*experiences brief moment of calm clarity*
CODE RED! CODE RED, PEOPLE! Out of my way! I have to pack my shoes before I forget them!!!
*runs out of room flinging energy gels and tech socks everywhere*
Peace. Love. Train.