You might not remember me, I graduated 3 months ago with big plans to take on the world of running. Sadly, in my post-graduation euphoria, I got complacent without a big goal and slowly gave up. I also had a lot of Uni assessments due, meaning I lived in the library for a month, and I let the winter lethargy take hold.
The result? It's been well over two months since my last week of 3+ runs, and I'm definitely feeling it.
I hate to be one of those "new year, new me" people, however, now that all Christmas and New Year temptations are out of the way, I'm determined to get back on the horse and ride it all the way to victory.
I started this evening with a totally unexpected midnight run...
In an attempt to get rid of some of the bloat and guilt of the past 2 months, I went for a 4 mile walk this afternoon, afterwards I was feeling exhilarated by being out and exercising again. Apparently this kicked me right back into gear as, after going to the cinema tonight, I decided to run home. Why not? I was still in my trainers, it was mild outside and it was a nice, well-lit road.
So off I went. I managed a mile and a bit easily in 15 mins, which I was really chuffed about. I would've loved to do more, but I sadly ran out of road. This has me completely geared up for another run tomorrow and I'm determined to get back to 5k standard in no time! My next step is running a 5k event in March, then hopefully doing the 10k race for life in June and walking the Moon Walk in summer. I'm raring to go, and with spring just round the corner, nothing can stop me!
Watch out, streets, I'm back!!