I have a hard time with long weekends. Not the weekend part, obviously, but the getting-back-to-reality-and-it’s-already-Tuesday part. I know I’m not alone on this, so I’m sure you’ll forgive my tardiness on this Monday Motivators post. Here’s how to play along if you’re interested – set a fitness goal for your week and then blog about it. Easy peasy, right? Right! And you don’t even have to have a baby or anything. (Good luck this week, Laura! I hope you totally kick your goal’s ass!)
So, how did everything shake down for me this week, with my singular goal of holding back?
Uhhhh, pretty good. My mileage was exactly where I wanted it! But I maybe might have just a little run sort of fast-ish. And I also ran a little bit too many days. But you know that old saying, One out of Three Ain’t Bad!
That’s not the saying? Well, it is now.
Here’s what happened: I love to run and running felt really, really good. So I ran. 🙂 I tried to hold back, I really did. Most of my runs at least started at an easy pace, but it just so happens that they all finished significantly faster. And I meant to only run four days, but then it was our anniversary and UltraIronHubs and I always go for a run together to celebrate, so there was a fifth day of running (to my credit, it was super short – 1.9 miles to celebrate 19 years).
I still feel fabulous – not tired, not overworked, not like I’m doing too much. So I am very encouraged by that progress! And I will set another goal this week of
- Hold back
I won’t make any promises about number of days or speed because apparently I can’t be trusted with those, but I will definitely keep my mileage down and grow conservatively. I feel good about meeting this goal!