of course now it is THIRTY years ago today – yikes !
So, I’m not entirely sure why this dawned on me this morning, but 26 years ago today I walked a 26K marathon and then turned around and went to my prom that night. I was 16 years old.
Granted, many people told me I was nuts to walk that marathon and do my prom the same night. Of course I was stubborn and did it anyway. The marathon was a tradition for me and my best friend, so I was determined to see it through. The one problem I did not anticipate was that my feet would be swollen from the walking. For the prom, I had these amazing shoes that I just HAD to have to go with the dress, and with the swollen feet, it was a nightmare. They barely fit. I hardly danced at all at my own prom and I think I was home by 11…
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