Friday, January 8, 2010

Eager!

I decided to take today off from running because the program says I should. And so does Julia. And she's smart so I should listen to her. 
Anyway, I really wanted to run so badly today! I had to wear shoes that I can barely walk in (yay fashion!) so that I wouldn't hurt myself and try to run. My shins feel much better after a good ice packing, but I'm noticing that my left ankle is not as happy as it probably should be. I think I'll ice it tonight. I'm going to attempt to run week 1 day 1 of the program again tomorrow to see if I can get through it. And I will try stretching out really well first. And I will set the treadmill at an incline. 

Hopefully my ankle won't be bothered and hopefully I'll make it through the entire 20 minutes!  

3 comments:

  1. You are up to 20 minutes? That's great! Go Bethany!!!

    BTW, I'm sending a birthday card to Grandpa today. I think the boys are going to make him some pictures or something. Will you wish him a happy birthday from us since his birthday is actually today?

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  2. Good for you! Break days are super important and will prevent burnout and start to alleviate those shin splints you feel. Running on hurt legs will be BAD! :)

    I've linked your blog on mine, so hopefully people will stop by. The commenter beneath you, Maureen has a blog similar to ours that I think you would enjoy: www.buttoningmyjeans.blogspot.com

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  3. Kristi- sure will. I think a few people are going to have a mini party for him at the center he's at tonght.

    Julia - thanks for the suggestion! I'll link to yours too!

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