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Moral Support

24 hours ago, I was in dire need of moral support and knew that if I posted how I was feeling, I would get it, which is the joy of this forum. In the past week, I have missed two runs due to circumstances beyond my control, one of them being a migraine, which is partly why i started C25k. So, I've been feeling really disappointed and down about it all. This morning, the weather was cold and grey and I felt so tired but I knew that if I didn't run today, I wouldn't run again. I walked my dogs for an hour and at the start, my legs felt so heavy but an hour later, I could feel my mood lifting even if the clouds weren't. I've now done my run (W3R3, second attempt at W3) and while I can't say that I feel on top of the world, I definitely do feel so much better and already have my kit ready for Sunday's run. So, in a roundabout way, while yesterday I needed moral support, today's run has helped me so much that I feel I can say to anyone else feeling despondent - just do it, you will feel so much better!

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Just... do ... it!

NB - do not watch that if your migraine has not gone away yet.

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Getting some oxygen across your brain is great. You might need to cover your head or ears but just get out there. Headache is usually tension and stress related so getting out for a run walk session is great release

Walking the dogs will blow the cobwebs away too.

Migraines are the pits I know but keep moving and doing the sessions. If it's cold and grey we still have to do things, e.g. Walking the dogs. Once you're out there it's usually fine 🙂

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Thanks. Now whenever I feel lethargic I will have that man's voice urging me on!

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Well done.. on all counts... you are doing it :)

Sometimes it is hard... and to overcome that shows real spirit.. you are going to finish this :)

" All it takes... is what you've got " !

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