If you have forgotten, or you're new to this blog, here's a picture:
Anyway, three years and one kid later, not only has my life changed a bit, but Team ZIP has morphed into Team BEEF. So, of course I needed the new shirt! It's a little more versatile and a little less steak-y version...but I have a new team member!! My friend and running partner Amy, who loves a good burger, is a former collegiate runner (like All-American, super fast...keeps me hopping!) but also was a farm girl, and, thus, allows me to dictate our running schedule due to calving, planting, harvesting, and now working, is on board! Thanks to the lovely people at Team Beef, a sub group of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association, Amy and I will be zipping by in our fancy new running shirts...looking breathless and beefy!
While this level of advocacy may not be at the same as public speaking events, thoughtful blog posts, advocating for beef producers, I feel like I'm doing what I can with what I've got, and even drug a friend into the mix!
Just like the cheesy phrase says, "If I only just touch one person..."
My grand plans of becoming the gold standard of advocacy have taken a back seat, so I have to be more subtle, if you can call this relatively obnoxious and obvious take on beef subtle.
Here's our shot this morning after a little jaunt, modeling the new shirt: