So things have been going really well with my running...and I have been really happy with my progress.
Last night I was an hour early for yoga (they had changed the time but had not changed the flyer you pick up in the gym) and left b/c I had planned on cooking dinner and also I did not want to run in my yoga clothes...so no workout yesterday.
Got up this morning had my oatmeal...everything was normal. I decided to take off on a run around 10. I am sure you are figuring out by now...it did not go well. I came up with some possible reasons why...
1. It was 10:00 and 73 degrees outside
2. There were a lot of people out in the neighborhood I started in and I think I (really) picked up my normal pace to impress them (yuck)
3. I was listening to newer, faster music...trying to pick up my pace (to get three miles in 36 minutes)
So, I ran a good twenty minutes and started to feel really bad. I tried to talk myself through it and slow my pace...nothing worked. I got to feeling faint and I just could not handle it physically or mentally. I walked the 15 minutes back home...never feeling strong enough to pick it back up.
I am feeling pretty down about this...I am running 5.6 miles in a month and it WILL be hot and there WILL be a lot of people there and I DO need to pick up my pace.
Any thoughts on other methods I need to use to get through walls when I hit them on the road?I am also wondering if i should go back out tonight and give it another try?
I know you know I know
So what's the point in being slow
Let's get the show on the road today