My husband has been traveling a lot lately. When he's gone I'm a single (married), working mother of 3 small, active little girls. Time is in short supply (which is why I haven't posted a blog in awhile!). There never seems to be enough hours in the day to get done what needs to get done.
As I took off for my long run last weekend, I passed a duo of ladies finishing up their run and overheard this: Lady runner #1, “Wow! I never thought I would be able to run 8 miles!”Lady runner #2, “I knew you could! Great job today!” I smiled to myself, because thoughts and conversations like this are so common among runners, beginner or experienced.
I'm grateful to be mentioned in this inspiring article about a remote coaching client who suffered head trauma and persevered then triumphed. http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2013/01/28/2855310/dominic-alexander-keeps-on-running.html
During our long run of 13 miles last weekend one of our runners posted this question:
How do I breath when I run? the short is deeply....and then there is.. diaphragmatic breathing, into the stomach, into the lungs are the most popular forms of breathing. Not to forget breath holding :)
Yesterday I went on my first run in over 6 months! I felt like a school girl waitting to go on a first date. A little scared. A little nervous. A little excited. As I laced up my sneakers, I worried if the pain would return. Was I really healed? Had the all the months of physical therapy worked?