Boy, this morning when I remember that I was suppose to get my first jog today I felt like procrastinate it. Through out the day I thought about a million excuses for not doing it. The AH1N1 vaccine shot I got a few days ago. The headacke I had. I smoke so I can’t run. You name it, I thought it.
But when I was finally home-alone, I though to myself “now or never!” I put on my workout clothes, grab my Iphone and out I went. Outside my house I looked at the sky, saw the birds… last of procrastination here… started the tunes, took a deep breath and took a leap of faith. Before I knew it, I was running! Well, jogging.
The first ten minutes were OK, then I started to get tired. When I couldn’t keep the pace, I started walking for about, maybe 1 minute or 90 seconds. Then I speeded up the pace, back to jogging. After I hit the 15 minutes mark, I turned the other way i started to jog back home. I had another 90 seconds of walking too. 24 minutes into it, I slowed down to a fast walk, until I got home. Total time: 28 minutes!
OK, I know it’s not the best workout I could had. But I don’t care, because I actually did it! That’s enough to me to call it “my first jog”. It didn’t felt as bad as I though it would. But I didn’t got runner’s high either. But I got a deep feeling of accomplishment. So yay me!
Special thanks to the Red Hot Chili Peppers, without their tunes I probably could not keep my pace.