Week 4 run 2

Yesterday I wanted to run, but I couldn't as I'd run the previous day, so evening arrived and a bottle of wine was calling, one glass in and a packet of crisps gave me a holler too (evil crisps)! I managed to be a good girl and not polish off the bottle so some brownie points, but seeing as having listened to the call of calories in the first place, I was already in brownie point negative figures, hmmm :(. So this morning, yesterdays desire to go for a run was somewhat diminished, but determination won and I hauled myself out of the house.

It was ok, I can't say much more about it, first half I wanted to die as usual, second half I realised I was being rather melodramatic and motored on! Finished my run and covered slightly more ground than w4r1 so I must have done good, the highlight of the run was the friendy dog who kept tagging along and wanted his head tickling as I ran, low point getting back home to discover the thermostat in the shower is broken, bad timing!

Strength in my argument of rain makes running easier is growing, today was a little harder than Wednesday and it wasn't raining!


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4 Replies

  • Well done for letting your determination shine through! I haven't had a run in the rain yet, but I'm strangely looking forward to giving it a go! Good luck for r3 :)

  • Thank you! It may just be coincidence but it seems to work for me, neither were in shall we say torrential rain, but water was falling from the sky! I do wear a waterproof jacket and wouldn't like to try it without though,give it a go!

  • Oh, two of my favourite things: crisps and wine :) (falls into a wistful daydream)


    At the moment I'm on a six week break to give myself a fighting chance to get back to a pre-easter weight and to help with the running. (sits up straight and drinks some ice cold water)

    You did really well to get out there and I love the phrase

    'first half I wanted to die as usual, second half I realised I was being melodramtic and motored on'

    This is hilarious because it is SO true!!

    Good luck with week 4 run 3 :)

  • Crisps are a real treat for me, and I've tried to make wine one too but life just offers too many excuses to avoid the odd glass here and there, I'm hoping the running will prevent my waistline increasing any more!

    It seems though that after 36 years on earth I may be realising that my mum was right, my speciality is melodrama! Time to get over it! And thanks for the encouragement

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