Hello Fudgey Friends,
I have to admit I was feeling a bit poopy this morning, absolutely shattered - I haven't slept well the last 2 nights, I was a little sore from yesterday's run & a bit emotional. A tired, grumpy, sore hormonal fudgey is no fun whatsoever.
At lunchtime I decided to nip to the gym for a quick 30 mins to see if I could perk myself up.
10 mins on cardio wave machine
3 supersets of 15 swiss ball chest press with 6kg dumbbells & 12 press ups
3 tri sets of 15 crunches with 6kg medicine ball, 16 Russian twists with 6kg medicine ball & 15 reverse curls
Then a really good stretch off
It did work and I went back to work feeling a lot better.
By home time I was flagging again but Monday is my Scottish Slimmers class - I still go every other week now I am at target weight but my class buddy Jan is only a pound away from her target weight and I don't want to miss her reaching it. Jan is a really kind hearted and lovely 80 year old lady who has been going to the class the whole time I have and we get the same bus home (though tonight my plan was to run home)
Jan didn't come to tonight's class so I just got weighed and headed out to run home.
Today's run on the training schedule was to be a 40 minute easy run.
The plan was a loose one to run home which is about 3.4km and if I was feeling sore either walk or if it was really bad I'd have to get the bus.
The first 5 or 6 minutes felt awkward but I stuck with it and all of a sudden everything just clicked into place and the running just took over. By the time I was approaching home I felt really good and thought to myself I need to keep running so I also added on the 2.76km loop I did on Saturday.
So by the time I arrived home I'd been running for 40 minutes & 50 seconds and it worked out as 6.16km.
This is slow pace for me - but it was meant to be an easy run and it was easy - I felt I could have run another 6km.
I felt fantastic other than having cut my heel open yet again - I took a picture for anyone who wants to see it ;-)
Into the flat and another really good stretch off and a lovely hot shower.
Hubby & I then had the soup from yesterday's blog entry & it was delicious.
Well I promised myself an early night so I'm going to do just that.
Hope you all had a good Monday.
lots of love