In spite of not getting enough sleep last night, I woke bright and early at 7.00 - good time to have a breakfast, walk the dog and head into Parkrun.
For the first time since I started doing Parkruns it really was a glorious day and I was really looking forward to it. A very slow jog in, deposit my bag on a tree, and join the crowd at the starting line.
Garmin gremlin kicked in and it wouldn't work. Ah well never mind, I could live without that.
During the first k I just felt something wasn't 100% in my groin area, but not enough to make me stop. As I continued the niggle continued but then vanished. I had one k to go and then I just had to stop - not a niggle, but a full blown pain in my groin.
I limped down to the finish line and joined the long queue for the scanner. Wondering how on earth I was going to walk the 2.5 k home. Got chatting to a woman, she shared her excitement at finishing so quickly, and I shared my disappointment at getting injured and finishing so "slowly"!
Anyway as I was about to walk (limp) off she said, "I'll give you a lift home." My word how sweet those words were!
Later I had to go to the supermarket to get some essentials, and a woman could see I was struggling, bless her she went and got a trolley for me to lean on - never had a trolly for 3 items before!!
So I'm now parked on the IC for a bit, but I am so thankful for the 2 angels who helped me today.