Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Fitting the run in

Some days I find it hard to get a run into my day. It'd probably work a lot better if I got up at 4AM and ran before work...but, come on, I just don't have it in me most days to drag myself out of bed. That means I have to fit it in at night after Little S goes to bed. I work all day, come home to cleaning, baby chasing, diner making craziness. Then there's the dilemma of when I should eat. I hate eating before I run and having the food drag me down....but I hate eating super late at night too. Last night I chose to wait and eat later. Hubby and I tag-teamed diner and made a big pot of homemade chicken and dumplings. YUM! My mother in law and hubby ate while I took care of Little S and finally got her in bed a little after 8pm. I then got my running clothes and shoes on and, with iPod in hand, told Hubby where I was going. He proceeded to give me the "look" that is almost, but not quite, an eye roll. I was able to complete W8D2 for time of the Couch to 5k program! I still only ran 2 miles of it but that is still awesome for me! Only 4 more runs and I'll have completed the program!! I can't believe I'm doing this! I was all excited to have built myself back up to 2 miles after my hip issues. However, I had no one to share it with when I finished. Hubby had already gone to bed - seriously?? So I stretched, ate a little bit (not much), put away the food, got the house settled for the night, and showered off before joining him. Nothing like being the mommy of the house. Oh well - I still took the time for myself. Rock on!!

What have you done for yourself lately?

1 comment:

  1. WTG Katie, Im so proud of you. You rock momma!!!!