Sunday, August 31, 2008

Trudging on through!

Week 5, Run 4: 4 miles in 36 min.

I guess what this run determined is that my body is definitely not used to working in the morning and running right afterwards. My last run was after work, but it was in the evening, and I had come home, relaxed, eaten dinner, etc. This 4th run was right after work, and I was so tired! I work from 6:30 am -2:30 pm, and usually when I get home I'm on the verge of crashing.

The benefit of the run was that it kept me from wasting my day. I ran, showered, then went out with a friend. If I hadn't run, I would have taken a nap and then been tired for the rest of the day. I find that if I distract myself through the 'sleepy time of the day' then I'm not tired for the rest of it.

New goal:
Stretch every day (not just after runs)


SueWho said...

that's a good life lesson and one you will need to know as you go down life's rocky path. haha, it's corny sounding but it's true! Congrats on your 4th run of the week!

EmLit said...

Congratulations on trudging! I skipped a run yesterday because I was so tired and even though I will still make four runs and good mileage this week I wish I had done what you did and pushed through the resistance.