Woo hoo, I ran today!! I didn’t get out yesterday as I forgot the Foxtel technician was coming in the morning and I spent the whole morning waiting for him to appear. He finally presented himself at 11.50am so that definitely eliminated a run yesterday. So I booked creche once again and actually made it there today, phew, I was getting worried that I was never going to run again. It felt great! I ran for a total of 30mins non-stop on an incline of 0.5%. It was only a 8km/hr pace but it felt really comfortable. I actually felt great cardiowise which surprised me and I felt as though I had heaps left in me to keep going. The wise women that I am, firmly stuck to the planned 30minutes with 5min warm-up and 5min cool-down. I then spent a good deal of time stretching post run and left the gym feeling pretty happy. I plan to run again on Saturday or Sunday for 30 minutes again but outdoors.
I have decided that from now, I am going to really concentrate on my stretches as I know I tend to slack of in this department and I am going to self massage my calves as they have been really tight over the last couple of weeks even though I haven’t been running. I think it is still the orthotics at work 🙄 I have been massaging them the last 3-4 days and have felt a definite improvement so I think it needs to be done. Such a simple thing really but it does get overlooked.
Anyway, I am one pretty happy munchkin at the moment as I was getting really nervous about fitness etc but now I know I can still run 😀