Today was one of those great runs when I just lost myself in it. W5 R2, I started really slowly, keeping a good pace for the first 8 min run and when it finished I felt I could've kept going, I was astonished! I didn't feel I needed the whole 5 min recovery walk in between, I was buzzing.
The second run was also great, I kept it steady again not wanting to tire but I was feeling really good, there was a great light drizzle and breeze, which felt so nice on my face. I came across someone I knew and instead of wanting to dive into a bush like I normally do I felt so proud and beamed at them. Then I realised if I was able to beam like a looney I wasn't working hard enough so upped my pace a little.
Just after Laura announced there was just 60 seconds left some annoying youths got in front of me on the path, so, as I was feeling so good, I checked for traffic and sprinted past them on the road and kept a proper running pace (rather than my usual jog) going until the end.
I feel great, and so proud of myself, starting to believe this might not just be a whim to shape up and improve my weight loss results, and maybe I could actually become a runner!
Run 3 left of week 5 and I was previously dreading it, but now I feel a lot better, the secret will be pacing myself I believe.