Well after Monday's failed attempt at W6R1 and after the comments from my last blog (thank you!) I decided to put Monday down to a 'bad run' and rather than go back to week 5, I would have 1 more attempt at W6R1. I am pleased to say that, although the gremlins may have won the battle on Monday, I won the war today
I do have a confession to make though... I ran without Laura ! I decided last night that in order to help me overcome this huddle I wanted to be able to run to my own music. I made my playlist of music to get me moving and off I set this morning.
It was not easy by any means and the last 5 minutes felt longer than ever but I shuffled on (it really was a shuffle by that point) and at the end I was pleased that;
1) I had won where I had previously failed
2) I remained my usual stubborn self would not let myself be backtracked to week 5
During my cool-down walk I could 'really' feel my piriformis muscle tightening up but once I got home I spent a good 15 mins stretching and the discomfort has gone. I will do some further stretches later on if I start to tighten up again.
I think if I wasn't writing this blog and this wasn't such a fantastic community, I would have given up after my injury and Monday's set back.
My next run is Friday, where I'll attempt W6R2