One week ago I ran the Copenhagen Marathon. It was my first ever marathon, and I ran the whole thing. The first 31 km were surprisingly easy, and everything after 36 km was just hell. That pretty much sums up the experience. I wanted to write this post last Sunday, when I was sitting on … More Marathon Update: I Did It!
I’ve been feeling a little helpless lately. Once again I’m unemployed, far away from my friends, and stessed about money and major decisions. My one concrete life goal that I hoped to achieve before turning 25, climbing Kilimanjaro, is looking financially out of reach. So, to get my spirits up (or, as the British say, … More I’m Running a Marathon!
But seriously though. Those goals came so fast that a Spanish commentator wouldn’t even have finished yelling “GOOOOOOOOOLLLLLLLLL” before they scored the next one. If you saw the 0-6 score on a small TV you might think it was 0-0 and the second 0 was a bit blurry. Man.
I actually meant to write a lot more over the last two months, but didn’t. So what prompted me to try again? Deutschland. I watch a lot of sports and I get really passionate about my teams. But I have never, ever felt like I did watching the Brazil-Germany World Cup semifinal last night. From … More Deutschland