I must confess.
I didn’t do a long run on Saturday nor have I been running. Instead, I’ve been busy spending time with my Fave, my family and eating lots of Easter candy. All legitimate reasons to take a break from running. Yes, I do miss it and my feet are itching to run but this time away from running has been good.
Here’s what Week 3 looked like:
Tuesday: It was the anniversary of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings so I did a run to remember the victims of that day. It was an emotional run and I wore my BOSTON STRONG shirt with pride that day. Recap here.
Thursday: I hadn’t done a ‘runch’ (lunch run) in a while so I decided to go for a quick one. It was warm that afternoon and I struggled a bit. Even though it was tough, I’m still glad that I went for a run and enjoyed the beautiful weather.
I also (finally!) got my Road ID that day. I now have peace of mind when I go out for my runs. If you don’t have one, get one! Remember, safety first!
Sunday: Happy Easter! My family celebrated Easter by having a BBQ and a mini-egg hunt for my cousins. I indulged in lots of FOOD and CHOCOLATE and didn’t care about calories.
My last run was Thursday! Thursday, people! I do feel guilty for consuming loads of chocolate and for not running in the past few days. BUT I know I’ll get back on it soon. I’ve been putting pressure on myself and after a heart to heart with my Fave, I know I need to put the brakes on. It’s good to step back and remember that it’s not always about running. I’ve had so much fun spending time with loved ones and eating delicious food and for that, I’m thankful. I know running will be there waiting for me and I will come out even stronger.
Have you taken a break from running and felt guilty? How was your Easter weekend?
See you at the finish line!