Feeling good

I've not been on here for a while, still running though. I sometimes struggle to get out 3 times a week managing mostly 2, sometimes 1. I have also not been running as far as I was a few months back and was feeling quite bad about it.

Today though I went out, didn't look at my device after setting it going. I just plugged in the headphones and off I went, I didn't think about my speed or how far I'd gone or had left etc I just lost myself in my head.

I suddenly realised I come to the end of my usual route but still had some left in me so carried on making it up as I went along. Eventually I was getting a bit tiered and hot so I stopped. I was well chuffed to find I'd done just over 5K.

I was slow though as it took me 49 mins but I'm not worried about the speed. I've been struggling to get anywhere near 5k for a while so I'm really happy I did it. The body feels half dead now, but mentally I'm really awake, alert and feeling happy. Now there is just the little matter of needing to crawl up the stairs for a shower.....

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  • Well done. Sometimes it's just good to run and see where you end up.

  • Well done! Hope it's renewed your enthusiasm! ๐Ÿ˜Š

  • Well done! Just do what you can, you don't have to try and reach 5k on every run, aim for 30 mins and see how you feel as you near that time. Keep chipping away at it and you'll get there..๐Ÿ˜Š

  • Oh that's great, well done. I think it is all about just keeping getting out there... better once a week for 52 weeks than 3 times a week for three months and nothing for 9.

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