Does anyone remember Frank Gallagher from Shameless? I’ve been channelling my inner Frank over the past fortnight with lots of heavy drinking, sporadic social smoking, junk food a-plenty & more late nights than I care to remember.
It’s not all my fault, though. It’s been Festival Time at work and I’ve barely had any time to think, let alone run, amid all the packed days, very early mornings and ridiculously late nights. Yesterday I bit the bullet and went on my first run in a FORTNIGHT. I couldn’t believe it had been so long! I was anticipating a struggle and, yes, I was pretty slow to begin with. I braved a couple of inclines early on to try and tap into that CV system as quickly as possible and actually it went reasonably well. On the C25K timeline it was officially W9R2 but I’m going to treat it as W9R1 as I think I need to build on the fitness I’ve undoubtedly lost over the past fortnight.
I go to Glasto on Tuesday so I plan to have completed the programme by then! It’s taken roughly 2 1/2 months for me to get this far (I started on April 2nd) but I still feel like it’s been an incredible journey. I’m feeling positive about getting back on track and leaving those nasty habits behind, once more!! Hope everyone is having a cracking week!