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Contrition

IgaT
IgaTGraduate

This week I was on only 1 run - Monday. I will tell you the main excuses, but the truth is that if I really wanted I'd go. My excuses: first days on sugar detox, feeling super tired, feeling flu-like I'll including muscle pain. The worst one is muscle pain. I am not sure if they are still sore after Monday running and Monday and Tuesday short 20-minute yoga sessions, or is it sugar withdrawal symptom. I walked about an hour Tue and We'd, as I had to stay at home with my I'll dog (digestive tract blockage), it seems like she is all right now. So today, I'm going back to work. I partially wanted to run this morning doing only 1 extra rest day between runs, but... Yes there is but :( I feel like I have lack of sleep, thus I am tired. And my muscles (including legs) are still sore.

I think I will start all over again next Monday. OK, not all over, from R1W2. But to get into this 3x 5am morning waking up and go run system. No additional yoga sessions for now, just standard stretching after runs.

I am not happy, but I will be (I hope).

Happy running!

4 Replies
Oldfloss
OldflossAdministrator

Hope it works out for you... well done!

IgaT
IgaTGraduate in reply to Oldfloss

Thank you :)

It's hard, this motivating yourself to run, especially in this weather, and particularly when you have illness, pain, and responsibilities to overcome.

If I were you I would not repeat much, what you need is the big success of a step forward. You know you can do it, you've done it before.

IgaT
IgaTGraduate in reply to theoldfellow

Thank you :) I need to be careful after the injury. So slow and steady ;)

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