I’ve taken up this running thing and I’m probably more surprised than anyone that I’m moving forward, training, completing runs and signing up for more!
In late October I participated in a Disney Cast Member run and thankfully my friend Patty ran with me and stayed with me the whole time. The photo in this layout shows the silly, bright eyed and race ready runners getting ready to go. But the journaling talks about a friend who helped push me across a finish line during a hot and humid race that I struggled with. These are memories and moments that I definitely want to remember so I made sure they had a home in my scrapbooks. I kept the paper fun, girly, using Heidi Swapp papers and loving the arrows and flag like patterns to add to the theme. I played with sun burst wood veneers and naturally some enamel dots and color shine splatters.
In the second layout I put together about the same race I focused more on my own surprise that I’m running and talk about even though the race was tough I’m proud of my accomplishments.
I used the professional race photos that were taken along the course. I’m powering through but you can’t mistake the expression on my face. I needed to use these photos, even if they aren’t the most flattering they are me doing something I have really come to enjoy.
I wanted this page to coordinate with the other page because I knew I would put them side by side in an album so I used the same Heidi Swapp papers and added some glitter letters for the title, a chipboard word to drive home how finishing a race feels and then left lots of room to journal and made sure I added some color shine splatter.
The details of each race I run is important, there is a lesson, a story in friendship or perseverance and a timeline of the progress I’m making. I will continue documenting my races and sharing them here with you.
What activities should you document?