Sometimes, after I cross a finish line … and after I’ve stuffed my face with food, celebrated being done, and recovered a few days … I start to feel adrift.  My miles don’t seem as purposeful as they did before the race.  I was warned before my first marathon that a post-race depression might set in after the event.  I found it hard to believe then, but I now know from experience that it can happen.  When we set our sights, expectations and hopes on a future event, preparing for it can consume much of our thoughts and time.  When the event is over, it’s natural to feel a lack of focus and a need to step back and reevaluate our direction. With my…