What? That title barely makes sense.
I ran the Duncan Ridge Trail 50k to the fullest of my ability last
Saturday. I was really pleased with myself, but have also been taking it
easy as far as running goes to let my body heal and not get mentally
So, today is Tuesday. I have only ran once since the race(10 days ago) and did not run 6 days before the race.
I think that I made the right decisions by not running, but I think
that it is making me a little crazy. See, when I don’t run I become a
real, well, asshole. I have very little patience, things start
hurting(like my back), and I am not pleasant. The irritability has not
completely taken over yet, but I feel it coming near. My back is already
hurting and feels like it needs to be popped. And I am whiny(hence this
It’s time to start running more.
Tonight, 10 road miles. It will be nice to release this negative energy.
UPDATE: I ran today. Made it .25 miles. For some reason my obliques
were not happy with me and permitted me from running any further. I
guess I’ll try again tomorrow. :(
Slump End - Well, the slump I mentioned in my last post is over. Kaput. Finis. Done like the proverbial toast. As expected, all it took was a few barefoot outdoor runs...