I am a bad Blogger. A bad, bad Blogger. I have not posted since New Year’s day and even then I cheated. I do have excuses, some good, some bad, but the best I have to offer is that I have been poorly since December and have a specialist appointment later this month to get to the bottom it.
I have done no running since Billie’s 5K and therefore had very little I felt I wanted to write about. My eating and sleeping habits are pretty shoddy at the moment and I really need to try hard to get back into a routine and to stop eating so much crap. However I now feel that it is time to get back on the running horse…I have treated myself to some new running gear and I am going to start the Couch to 5K again at some point over the coming days, probably Monday. I also know that I will train better with some motivation so I am going to start looking for another 5K to aim for. I have been looking at The Milton Keynes MoRun which is in November or Movember as I should say I am not sure yet but I will keep you updated. If anyone knows of any local events taking place later on this year feel free to comment. I considered doing the Big Fun Run again but this years race is taking place in July and I really hate the idea of running in the heat. Last year I did my July training either early morning before it got hot or late evening when the temperature was going down. What can I say, I just hate the heat.
It is 11 months today since I quit smoking. It has flown by hasn’t it?! I can’t believe that on April 2nd it will be the first anniversary. I really do feel so much better. I am so proud of myself…I went from 40 a day to zero a day overnight. The key all along was to find something I loved more than smoking…and that was running. I can be 100% honest and say that although there has been a couple of times where I just wanted to say ‘to hell with it!’ and smoke a cigarette, I have not even taken a puff.
I will update you again once I have been out for my first run of the year…yikes!