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Added distance, but lost time.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

I decided that since I wasn't "winded" enough that I'd add a little distance this morning. I only added 4 or 5 blocks, but I was pleasantly surprised that I ran it 5 minutes faster than yesterday. The tips I've received have really helped so emoticon

I don't know if I'll ever run more than a 5K, but I like how I feel when I'm done running. I always teased my "running" cousin that runners never smile when working out. I now understand that really no one smiles when working out. They are too busy concentrating on breathing, doing a move correctly, concentrating on form, or are lost in thought during the bliss of being one with themselves.

I really am happy with the choices I've made. I've read lots of blogs about choices and how hard they can be to make. I understand that! That was me! It does get easier so don't give up and emoticon emoticon together!
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    Keep it up! I am glad you found something you enjoy so much!
    1793 days ago
  • MKELLY72
    I think I have smiled while running--I'm really not sure though :)
    1793 days ago
    I don't think I ever smile when I run- I normally look a little bit like I'm dying. But it is such a great workout. Your body will eventually get used to the time and effort, and then who knows where you will go? Keep up the awesome work!
    1793 days ago
    I love reading your blogs about running. I'm still slow but getting there. I really enjoy the 5Ks and have never had a desire to run any longer than that..... until recently.

    I'm thinking about shooting for 10Ks next year. We'll see, I still have some work to do on my 5Ks. Never say never!

    Keep on running and blogging about it. You are inspiring me!

    emoticon emoticon
    1793 days ago
    Absolutely AWESOME!!!
    1793 days ago

    I have fallen in love with running and I started doing it last month. Before that, I don't think I could run for an entire minute. I ran my first half in October and loved it. Running is such a great way to relieve stress. I have come to realize that a lot of being able to run farther is more of a mental thing.

    emoticon work and keep it up!
    1793 days ago
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