This will be a good year.
Don’t worry, I haven’t gone anywhere. Just stepped away from the computer for a few days so I could focus on the holidays and recharge.
I didn’t do a good job of exercising during the holidays- there were some scattered runs here and there, and I went to my Tuesday yoga class regularly, but nothing that could be considered “training”. But today, I feel like I’m back.
Today I went to the gym and ran on the treadmill. I ran 2.28 miles in 30 minutes, which is fantastic in itself. But what’s really amazing was the new PR I set. I started doing a bit of speedwork, and I discovered that running at a 10:00 mile didn’t feel too bad. I slowed to a walk for a little bit- but then I started back up, and for the next ten minutes, I pounded the treadmill and I ran a 10:00 mile.
This is beyond a PR. It is the fastest mile I’ve run in my entire LIFE. It was hard, towards the end, and admittedly it was at 0% incline. But it was a 10:00 mile. It was amazing.
This is going to be a great year.