29 May '17, 5am

A Moving Memorial from a Military Mother Runner

Military mother runners -- both the amazing women in uniform who have to prove themselves everyday in a man's world and the women married to Soldiers who sacrifice their careers, time with family, personal goals, sleep, fertility -- are a breed of mother runners who face unique challenges and have unique strengths. We run because running is a way to make yourself feel at "home" every time you have to uproot yourself AGAIN. We run because we have to drive ourselves an hour and a half to a fertility clinic for the third time this week while our husband is, yet again, out in the field training with the unit. We run because we haven't heard anything for a few days and "no news is good news" is something people say but no one believes. We run because we are too worried to hear CNN say one more thing about a roadside bomb in Afghanistan and if we stay in the room one second long...

Full article: http://anothermotherrunner.com/2017/05/28/moving-memorial...

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