Recovery

Jesus said, “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” — Matthew 11:28

Yesterday I psyched myself up for 14 miles. At least the weather was good enough that I could run outside. Got my playlist ready. Put on my good socks. Made some Gatorade. It was go time.

My program is designed that you advance a mile or two every week for 3 weeks and then it jumps back to let you recover…and I love it. So on a whim, I checked my training program and I was only scheduled for ten miles!

Then I realized that I juxtaposed the words ‘only’ and ‘ten’ and it was in that precise moment that I realized I am training for a marathon. Now mind you, I’m still a little sore from 10, but I can deal!

But next week…15 miles. To quote Finding Nemo, “Good feeling gone.” I hope the weather cooperates!

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