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Yep, I'm Pathetic and I know it

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

I had a really pathetic running moment (or series of them) today. I went to the gym, despite every core of my being trying to come up with arguments why I shouldn't, but I did. The place was nearly full, but I managed to find a treadmill (would have been REALLY annoyed if there were none!). I'm on Week 5 day 1 of Run 10K, which is 68 min, 2.5 running and 2.5 walking. Anyway, the 2.5 min seemed like an eternity. I mean, it felt REALLY hard. Afterwards, I felt rather ill, but I went and did my crunches, contemplated showering at the gym cause I felt so icky, but just booked it home. Anyway, here's the pathetic part. I was on my way home and my mind was doing this thing, "Wow that was really hard. I feel crappy. It sucks that it was so hard. Why is it always so hard? Why do I feel so crappy?". I started to come to the realization that yes, it was hard, yes I felt crappy, but I actually DID it. First of all, I made it to the gym in the first place. Secondly, I ran all the running intervals, even when I wanted to give up and/or die, but I didn't (give up or die). I decided to feel good and positive about it, because it WAS good and positive! (But next time maybe I'll eat lunch and not run on an almost-empty stomach...). Maybe I'm not so pathetic after all.... :)
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  • CMCDONNA
    LOL! Thanks for the comment! You can yell at me anytime :)

    2231 days ago
  • MRS.O14
    I came to read this ready to yell at you that you are not pathetic and you don't know anything lol. Don't do that to me again lol. I'm proud of you for showing up and doing the workout. And yes EAT. Your body needs that fuel!!

    ETA: Sorry it took me so long to notice this!
    2233 days ago

    Comment edited on: 3/8/2015 1:11:58 AM
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