It's All Coming Back To Me Now

This last week has to have been one of the best weeks of running that I have completed in a LONG time.

From my Daily Mile
 I have been sorta faithful with running at least 3 miles a few days a week for the last month.

I really struggled the first 2 weeks. I think I was really in recovery from lack of sleep for a month and being plain ol' exhausted.

Running one mile was hard 3-4 weeks ago. I had to walk a bit each mile. Frankly, I felt a bit embarrassed.

Running out in the 90 degree desert heat and having no warmer temps above 60 degrees since last year I don't think really was a helpful factor.

The last 2 weeks, the weather has been cooler by 20 degrees (70's instead of 90's)- but I think my leggies have FINALLY remembered what they are supposed to be doing. I have been trying to be patent with myself. Although I am getting bored with running around the red lava rock dirt track.

I don't feel the speed in my leggies yet but I can now run more then 5 miles without taking a walk break - yay! I know speed will happen in due time, but I didn't want to push myself the last few weeks before my body was really ready to respond to it. I feel a bit more ready now.

Taking a photo opp at Centennial Park in Twin Falls, ID - Shirt by SUNDRiED
It is nice that it's all coming back. Slowly but it's happening!

How do you not get bored with your running routes? Any music or podcasts I need to listen to? If I'm not on the dirt track it's country roads with no sidewalks.


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