Maybe munching a prawn sandwich beforehand wasn't the best idea, maybe it was running with a cold, but I really couldn't get into my stride today. Poppy dog wasn't keen either. After so much rain during the day the paths were too muddy for a little white fluffy dog to keep clean (she hates getting wet feet). I slipped and hurt my ankle so hobbled through the first 3min run. At the halfway point I've never seen Poppy turn round and head for home so fast ( it was raining by then). We managed the next run at a more even pace but I'm sorry to report that along with the water (cup of tea) recommended by Laura at the end I also raided the chocolate biscuits ... might need to repeat this run. On the plus side, Poppy raises smiles fom the other dogwalkers as she chases alongside me. I also got to see the 'plane taking my eldest daughter to France and waved dementedly until it disappeared behind the clouds. Just as well I'm a secret c25k-er, anyone seeing me might have thought I was mad.
PS Ache all over. Can a woman get man flu?