Monday, November 24, 2008

Well whaddya know, I can run

So, I ran 6 miles on Saturday. My longest run in over a year. LAME! But it felt awesome! Like nothing at all. Oh, and did I mention it was like 25 degrees out? Well it was. I really do like running in the cold once I get acclimated to it, and apparently I'm acclimated. I love not feeling like my body is about to catch on fire, I love not feeling like I'm about to pass out from heat stroke, I love slathering my face in Vaseline to protect it from wind burn, I love getting frost all over the outside of my jacket from the sweat freezing (though it wasn't QUITE cold enough for that yet) and I love the feeling of realizing that my ass and thighs are completely frozen once I stop moving. Weird, I know.

Planning on 8 miles next weekend. If that goes well, 10 the following weekend. I can't wait to get back up into double digit mileage! I also fully plan on getting up Thanksgiving morning and getting a good 3 miles in before sit down and eat 5 lbs of food.

3 comments:

Sarah said...

There's a Turkey Trot 5 miler here on Thanksgiving--if I wasn't making the whole meal that morning I would totally be there to get my stomach ready for all the food I'll be eating!

monica byrne said...

Glad to see you are back to blogging!! Think you might dig your bike out sometime in the midst of all the running? If so, please call me!!

Courtney Staton said...

So, I tried calling you yesterday to find out if you were running today. I would like to run with you, if the option is available tomorrow. Just throwing that out there.