OK…If I get sick, it’s all your fault! ……… just kidding. Thanks everyone for your input !

You know, I could easily lock myself up in an air tight plastic bubble for the next two months until the Boston marathon rolls around, but experience with this disease has taught me that no matter what I do to avoid getting sick, if my lungs wanna act-up…their gonna act-up.
So, after carefully weighing all the pros and cons, and assuming that I’m breathing well enough to travel in a couple weeks, this is where I’ll be on the morning of March 22nd………along with 100,000 other manics.

And this is where I’ll be that afternoon…….

I think that as long as I don’t over do it during the marathon, that I’ll be OK for Boston. The bulk of my training has already been completed, so in a worst case scenario ( ie…if I were to get sick during or immediately following my trip to Italy), Id still have about 4 weeks to recover and get my s**t together before B day.

With that issue resolved, I can re focus my attention on my upcoming Roman adventure. In addition to Rome and the surrounding communities, I’m also gonna head south, just past Naples for a day to see the ruins at Pompeii and Herculaneum

If I have enough time , I also want to take the Mt Vesuvius hiking tour around the rim of Volcano.

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  1. Sus says:

    I’m totally with you on this. And like you said, it’s all in the ‘hands’ of your lungs anyway, so you might as well just go with your head and heart and get the best of both marathons and trips.

    Good job!

    I’m also with you on the ‘breathing OK but not great’ bit, and I’m stuck on the Pred again, LOL, but hey, I’m not about to do Option 2 of Steve’s crazy marathon madness!!

    Sus xx

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