Every single year, I forget something
Every year, at the advent of the first freezing temperatures in Atlanta, I bring out my winter running gear.
Every year, I meticulously go thru the list of things to wear before I go out for the first sub zero run. And every year, I forget something that usually makes the run a bit miserable.
This morning, when I woke up, it was 31 deg F. Brought out all my warm gear. I was determined not to miss anything this year.
Warm cap? Check!
Ear muffs? Check!
Three layers of clothes? Check!
Gloves? Check! (this is what I forget the most)
Put lip balm on? Check!
Nose cover? Nah! Not that cold.
Good to go!!
5 minutes into the run, I realized what I had forgotten! I was not wearing appropriate socks! And the shoes have those breathable material. Cold weather was making its bitter presence felt thru the lower ten digits.
I was too lazy to go back home, takes shoes off, change socks, put the shoes back on and go back to running. Just finished it as is.
Not saying I got cold feet or anything but one of these years, I am determined to get everything just right.