Distance: 2 mi (over 3 runs)
Time: don’t care right now
Distance to go: 1978
This is kind of a catch up post because I have been busy for the last week or so. I taught a new, 3 day class in Windows 2003 Server and it took a lot of time to prep for… sorry.
Actually, though, the news is good! Last Tuesday night I got on the treadmill and started walking again. I snuck in a few short jogs of about 30 seconds, just to see how I felt. Immediately afterwards I was a bit sore, but not bad. In fact, I felt pretty good. Total time was 30 min. The next day, I awoke expecting the usual pain that has been a part of my days for several months now, but it wasn’t there…! OK, maybe a little twinge, but not the general, kicked in the groin pain I’ve been living with…
So, the next night I decided to test the waters again. Total time was 30 minutes but I addded several short bursts (one at 7:30 pace!) and one full .25 mi “lap”. I was a bit fatigued and a little more sore immediately after but it went away by the next day.
Then on Thursday I went to the park and tried a light jog. A total of 1.2 miles. My lungs hurt, my legs hurt, my pelvis hurt… But in a good way! It was lack of use and fatigue, but only the slightest twinge from the injury. Yesterday I took a break since I finished the class up and got home late, but today I am going to try to get a run in… a real run… Maybe… 3 miles? I don’t even know what to do. I’m so excited!!!! This might actually be the beginning of the end of this nightmare… Man… I hope so…