I ran today after walking my son up to school - downside, at the school gate in my scuzzy running kit facing the mums, barely awake. But wow, once I got going it was like running through Middle Earth, perfect blue sky, snow on the faraway mountains, mist filling the valley so it looked as tho' my village was sitting over a huge lake. Running has really made me reconnect with how gorgeous the landscape is here (the west of Scotland).
When I got home I discovered my kids had left the taps running so there was no hot water left. Wondered about a cold shower for about three seconds then decided to smell til lunchtime. The advantage of working from home.
I graduated in January and am now working my way up to 10 k g...r...a...d...u....a...l...l...y. Can't believe running still feels so tough, even when I'm out three times a week, but loving it too.
Got so much support and comfort from reading everyone else's posts. Thank you!