MOTHERSHIP: So have you been running much since your marathon?
SHAUNA: What marathon?
M: Your marathon. I read all about it on your website.
S: I didn’t do a marathon. I did a 5k.
M: So what’s the difference?
S: Well, a 5k is 5 kilometres, and a marathon is 42 kilometres.
M: Ohhhh, I see.
S: Have you been telling everyone back home that I ran a marathon? Are they expecting some sort of sculpted sporting goddess to step off the plane?
M: Quite possibly!
I should have known there was a misunderstanding when I texted her post-race and she texted back, “Can I brag?”.