TREADMILL 16-18/30: 1 Step Forward, 8 Steps Backwards

1 Step Forward, 8 Steps Backwards

I was definitely hoping Day16-18 would read differently.  Going into it, I had a spike in motivation.  I remember a few years ago when I was in a gym-rat period and left for vacation, and I actually hit up the empty beach resort gym.  I was so proud of myself. Even my husband was shocked.  I had every intention to do that again this vacation.  The first items I packed into my suitcase were my sneakers, sports bra and running pants.

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Day16
“Pyramids: Brisk Walk, Increase Pace 0.1 Every Minute to Run (5), then Reverse, x2”

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Early morning flight across the country.  Landed with a sore throat.  Unpacked my sneakers.  Had lunch, took a dip in the ocean and pool.  Went down for a quick nap, but didn’t wake up until the welcoming reception was almost over.  Then ended the night out in the town.
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Slept in until lunch time. Heard that the resort’s only treadmill was broken anyways.  😐
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Today I finally put on my running tights! But to go atv’ing.
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Today we take a full day to fly back ‘cross country.  During wedding weekend, my sore throat turned into a full sinus cold, and during landing my ear drum ruptured.   🤕
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Back to the grind. But i’m literally sick and tired. 😷
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I’m ready to call it quits on this challenge out of shear embarrassment.  😖
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How is it possible that I feel worse? Every free moment today, I slept. 😴
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Finally did it. Not proud of myself, whatsoever.

Day17
“Walk (2) + Run (1), x6”

I did it! Have a houseguest this weekend and could’ve used that as an excuse, but instead I ponied up. It helped this today’s Challenge was my favorite type – sprints.

Day18
“Rest or Cross Training”

Neither, moving onto Day19  👋

 

By the way, I didn’t wear yoga pants to the wedding reception.

 

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