I shaved two days off the three weeks my surgeon told me I had to wait before running again and hit the gym this afternoon at work. WOW… not only has it been close to a year since I’ve been running but it felt like I’d never run before! I exaggerate of course since back when I first started I literally couldn’t run more than 60 seconds before I wanted to die or thought I really was dying. I started out strong today and was so excited to be at it again that I ran too fast – with a huge shit-eating grin from ear to ear – and pooped myself out after only about 10 minutes. (I blame the guy on the treadmill next to me with his legs that are taller than my entire 5′ 2″ frame. I KNOW I was keeping up with his stride at one point!) My knee hurt – something new to worry about – and my plantar fasciitis has been bothering me the last week since I started working out again but both seem like old friends because I was constantly dealing with my body readjusting to being a runner before I had to stop. I stretched well after my mile and a quarter (not too shabby for 20 minutes!) and am hoping for the best so I can go out again tomorrow. However, as sore as I’m feeling right now I can only imagine the pain I’ll be in. After all that bitching, I wouldn’t trade it for the world. The fact that I had a baby and haven’t run in MONTHS and was able to just get right back up there and run was completely and utterly amazing.
April 5, 2010
Back at it
Writer; wife, mother and impulsive bitch incapable of saying no. Fueled by coffee, yoga and sarcasm. View all posts by terraluft
This entry was posted on Monday, April 5th, 2010 at 10:08 pm and posted in Healthy Lifestyle, Running. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.
One response to “Back at it”
- Follow Terra Luft – View From the Crystal Ball on WordPress.com
Current ProjectsNovel 3 First Draft (Near Future Fiction)
Categories30-Day Blog Challenge Adult College Adventures Alternative Medicine Appearances Author Interviews Awards Back to Fit Book Reviews Books Contests and Challenges Editing Editors Events Everyday Life Goals Grief Guest Posts Healthy Lifestyle horror Injury Kidney Disease Looking Ahead LTUE Making a difference National Novel Writing Month Original Fiction Overachiever Parenting Pregnancy Publishing Ragnar Random or philosophical thoughts Ranting and Ravings Revision Running Secret Door Society Society The Novel Project This Time Last Year Uncategorized Utah Fantasy Authors Writing Writing Conferences Year In Review Yoga
- 4,022 hits
Goodreads – Currently Reading
TagsAdrienne Monson Amy Banks appreciating life author interview author interviews birthdays blog tour Book Lists book reviews Books business of writing charity Christine Haggerty Coming Soon cover reveal Crimson Edge Publishing diabetes dietary restrictions doctor's orders editing editor first time author flash fiction friends ghost hunting goals Griffin Publishers guests interview It Came From the Great Salt Lake JDRF Joshua Robertson Kathy Jones kidney disease League of Utah Writers life events live a life you love Live the life you love LUW2016 Melkorka membranous nephropathy Mikki Kells NaNoWriMo new release original work overachiever paranormal activity parenting Pretty Things priorities Publishing Read in 2014 Reading research saying no Secrets & Doors short fiction short stories SNHU someday stress T1D Terra Luft The Secret Door Society tiaras time management tips vegan vegetarian World Horror; Horror; Conventions writer writing Writing Conferences writing tips Year In Review