Five days into my little running project: so far, so good. I’ve run/walked three times and I did still get in kettlebell once, and that’s with plenty of crazy going on. It’ll just take time before I know if I like it, or if I just like the shiny newness of it. It is nicely refreshing to get out of the house! I forget to leave the house for days at a time if nobody makes me. It’s not like I’m gonna get bored in here. (I’m looking at you, laundry piles. Not to mention the packing which I have only technically started.)
Anyway, I like the 2 minute walk/1 minute run format, it’s not excruciating the way I expect running to be. I’m a little scared though because on the beginner program I’m following, tomorrow is the last day of that, and then we run more. By next Friday, I’m supposed to be running 4 minutes, and walking 1.
I kinda don’t feel ready for that, but we’ll see. I’ll give it a go. I have this vague idea that maybe a mud run with the kids would be fun someday, but I probably would need to be able to run more than 1 minute in a row, first.
Here’s some shots I took during my walking portions this morning of my prettier stretch. The uglier stretch looks like a huge busy 4-lanes with a construction project across the road, and who wants a picture of that? But I want to share these, because I just discovered the filters on Instagram. Don’t tell me how long they’ve been there, I don’t want to know. People talk about filters, I thought they meant an actual, physical filter on a camera.
I get there in the end.