Hubby & I are at our wits end with a teething baby. She has a runny nose & a rattly chest and is extremly sooky and not up for sleeping. So even though this morning I woke up feeling extremly un-rested I still couldn't wait to get out for a run, infact I was hanging to get away from it all.
I could not decide what I wanted to do today, did I want to run 4mins past my turning around point or did I want to try to beat my last 5km time. I decided to make my mind up while I was out. I felt like I was going a pretty decent pace today while remaining comfortable so I decided to try to beat my last 5km time and if I still had it in me I would continue past the car afterwards to make my run a little longer.
I have never had a stopwatch to be able to see how long it takes me to get to the 2.5km mark, I think it was 16:36mins.........at this point I knew I was gonna have to keep a good pace to get back faster than I got out and beat my last time. I thought I was going alot faster than I usually do and I felt comfortable doing so. I didn't feel like giving up at any point and even powered up the hill that I usually struggle with at a good pace, I even managed my usual bolt to the car BUT...................my time was still 32.22 whick is only a few seconds faster than my last time. SPEWING. I couldn't believe it. Very dissapointing. I kept jogging a little further to cool down the legs and get my breath back then jogged back to the car again and stretched on my fav little lookout. I took photos of the view and will post one when I figure out how to post photos.
It was great having a watch, felt good to push myself (even if it was for nothing) The new socks worked out well too.
Just have to add: Cam, you got up to our daughter last night and stayed up with her for a while. I do appreciate it, it was a huge help. Today you asked me to say something nice, well I couldn't imagine a better dad for our princess, you also have a beautiful shaped head. Now when you read this I will have a nice hot drink, hot chocolate with marshmellow hehe. XXX