We’re all fighting our own battles.
One of mine was putting off doing a 5-mile run, to the end of the trail by my house. I’ve done it countless times, but I started slacking this spring.
Over the winter, I was putting a lot of gusto into training for the 7-mile trail run I did in March. After that, I lost momentum. I tend to drift aimlessly with my workouts without something specific to train for.
Once I do too much putting off of that particular 5-mile run, I start to doubt myself. Then I put it off even more.
Today, I broke my four-month dry spell, made like Nike, and just did it. I took it slow and easy (like I had another option, LOL) and ground out the miles.
I needed to do this, to take a step towards getting my “juju” back. (I really dislike the word “juju” but can’t think of a better one.)
The next significant obstacle is a tough 5k trail run in three weeks. One that I’m thrilled I finally get to participate in, but it’s not going to be easy.
Are you fighting a fitness battle? I hope you’ll set your sights on what you want, and start taking bites out of the elephant.
You’ll thank yourself for it. (And I’d love to hear in a comment what you’re working towards!)
p.s. Hagg Lake trail 5K, I’m coming for you!