President Lyndon Johnson famously said of Jerry Ford that he couldn't fart and chew gum at the same time, later sanitised to walk and chew gum. What I find difficult is running and blowing my nose at the same time. There is the search for the tissue bit: is it somewhere up my sleeve, in my bumbag? Will I jostle the headphone lead and inadvertently turn Laura off. That would be calamity.. And then there is the general off balance feeling of my arms not moving in sync with my legs. The obvious thing to do would be pause, blow nose properly, resume running. But I'm afraid to pause because if I stop for a second will I ever get going again?Just completed week 9 run 2 despite runny nose. Just one run to go to graduate, (Can't believe it) Maybe once I've done it I will allow myself the odd nose blowing break.
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