Now, on to today's scheduled run. Three miles. Three miles that I desperately dreaded. It was pretty warm out (82 degrees) so I figured I'd at least do a mile and then see how I felt. Well, of course, the stubborn in my wouldn't let me stop, even after I realized I was having a
Yeah, awkward. Embarrassing. Too much information, I know.
I wasn't sure what to do. It was hot and I was having a serious issue. So what do you think I did? I totally pulled a Forrest Gump and just kept running. I know, right?
I was totally freaking out the whole time. I couldn't believe I wouldn't just call it quits and turn around to head back towards the car. :/ Glutton for punishment, I guess.
Anyway, I ended up walking a few times because I was hot, miserable and pretty uncomfortable. You'd think because of my issue, I would have wanted to get back to the car as quickly as possible but I just didn't have it in me. I really need to be more prepared, I guess.
|3.02 miles, time: 43:18, 14:21 pace, 387 calories burned|
So, because of the factors mentioned above, I didn't have the greatest run, but you know what? I did it. I finished. I hadn't even planned on finishing the whole three miles due to the heat, but I did it anyway and for that, I'm giving myself a pat on the back. :)
I didn't get a chance to talk to Lauren (my running friend) today, but definitely tomorrow, since I'm going to the gym for some cardio. And I'll totally share her advice with the rest of you.
Now on to my calories - did not do great. AT. ALL. However, I think I've figured out why I've been so hungry lately. ;) Today was definitely better than the last few, but still not the greatest. I'm not sweatin' it, though.