(*This post was inspired by IronBrandon who asked me this provocative question - What do you wonder about when you run? Here's my response...)
...If I'll run another sub-3 marathon this year.
...If my brother will finish his first marathon in May
...if my mom will win an age group award before me.
...if the snowstorms will ever end.
...if the new blog will take off like the old one did.
...if i can trust myself to know when to say when (in terms of racing).
...if i'll ever find love in running and running in love.
...if i can run a sub-5 minute mile.
...when we'll find a cure for cancer or diabetes.
...if i can blog and write like I used to.
...if my running brings me closer to friends and family who don't run.
...if i can ever be a consistent pre-dawn runner.
...if the obesity epidemic will ever end.
...if our healthcare system will ever be fixed.
...if my sister is proud of me.
...if i'll ever learn to use Wordpress.
...if i am living up to my potential.
...if i can log 2500 miles this year or if i'll even want to.
...if medicine and running can ever coexist.
...if i'll ever find peace despite the social injustices i see around me everyday.
...if we'll ever find out how he met his mother.
...if i can keep paying it forward without asking/expecting to be paid back.
...if the Mets and Knicks will win another championship in my lifetime.
...if Flushing Meadows will ever be home base for a running club.
...if i can ever run another sub-7 min mile at Mile 25.
...if i'll retire from blogging or running first.
...if I can teach as much as I have learned from others.
...if i'll ever wear black magic marker digits on my bicep.
...how many kids died because of of the Wakefield paper.
...when i'll write another poem.
...if it's easier to run clockwise or counterclockwise around Central Park.
...if Seattle Greys will ever admit an endocrine case they can't treat surgically.
...when we'll stop selling guns to criminals.
...if i'll see a fully operational 2nd Avenue subway in my lifetime.
...if anyone is still reading this list.
...if we'll ever win the war against tyranny and terror.
...why the marathon course runs through the worst part of Queens.
...if there's such a thing as a healthy addiction.
...if i'll ever enjoy red wine.
...when i'll find my 3rd slice of heaven.
...if the 2hr marathon barrier will be broken in my lifetime.
...when the time comes, if I can actually stop, not look back...and just walk away.
What do YOU wonder about?