I think part of my problem stemmed from the "where do I go now" question? All summer and into fall I've been training for this 5K. And now it's over. It's almost like the day after Christmas. You have such anticipation, so much to prepare for it, and then bam. It's all over. Sad face!
I definitely need a new goal, something new to train for. So I think I may have found it, thanks to my Twitter friend Paige! December 5th in Charleston, my favorite city, will be the Reindeer Run. It's a 5K course that goes through downtown Charleston and ends at one of my favorite breweries, Southend Brewery. Here are some photos from the race website:
Since I have already completed a 5k, this one be all about time. I'd love to run this under 30. I tweeted about this earlier today, and got some great advice about how to start working on time. I feel better knowing that i have a game plan and a new goal to work towards! I hope M can do this with me as well. It's so nice to have a companion to talk to about this, and that way I don't drive others crazy talking about something that frankly, they probably don't care about. haha
The only thing I dread is the probability of more treadmill runs because of the cooler weather and days getting dark sooner. But the good news is that it will force me back into the gym, where I need to work more on my strength training. I have SADLY neglected this area. Starting on this tonight actually.
Happy (??) Monday everyone :) And thanks for the congratulatory comments!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
ps My "black toenail" is hanging on by a thread still...I know ya'll all wanted to know about that! HA!!!