Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Back in the groove

I enjoyed my circuits session on Monday but have sore tummy muscles again today. In fact, I felt them yesterday when I started to swim breaststroke. Nevertheless I really enjoyed my gentle swim, sauna, jacuzzi, lunch and - most importantly - time with my friend. Then I went to get my hair done as I had forgotten my appointment on Friday! I did feel a bit of a muppet when I turned up for my club run with nicely 'done' hair, and it certainly didn't stay like that for long once we had started.

We did a hill session and I resisted the urge to go sprinting off like everyone else. I took it much more slowly and made sure that I was in control for both the up- and down-hill sections. The hill was much too steep for it to really be 'Kenyan hills' and we did have a breather at the bottom, but it was the best I could do. I was certainly nearer the front at the end of the session than I had been at the beginning. I actually feel as if I have lost some speed recently since doing longer distances. We are doing the Eastleigh 10k on Sunday, so I will find out whether that is really the case.

Mum's 80th birthday today and she's having a party for about 30 family and friends. I can't say that I'm really looking forward to it, but needs must etc.

3 Comments:

Blogger HappyasLarry said...

Sluggie- you are doing very well with the club sessions. It must be helping with strength and stamina for your longer runs. Hope your tummy is better now.

3:03 PM  
Blogger Outsidenow said...

Happy Birthday Slugmummy!

Great to see you're feeling better again. You never know you might just surprize yourself in your 10K.

8:01 PM  
Blogger beanz said...

ooh all the family - dangerous - just do some people watching!

10:28 PM  

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