I completed my hot, muggy 6.5 miler yesterday morning and heard Jasper stirring upstairs. I was greeted with “One!”, “One!” , and wasn’t quite sure what he wanted, but he was VERY insistent. You probably see where this is going….he was requesting, or demanding a run. Mike runs 2-3 miles a few times a week and said he’d take him. Jasper responded with “NO! Mama!” So I was ordered to do another couple of miles by a 2 year old.
Same thing this morning. I had ridden my bike (well, peddled slowly while watching a Netflix movie, while sweating like a pig) and once again Jasper demanded a run.
Now, we are in the midst of working on tantruming and not giving into every little thing, but it’s pretty hard for me to say no to a run request. Especially given that Jasp’s history with the running stroller wasn’t really all that great. Suddenly with an iphone, a blankie, and a banana, we could take off for 10 miles.
For now I’ll go with the flow on my demanded runs and just hope they don’t get requested too often on 20 miler days.