It may come as a surprise to you, but I did, in fact, beat last week's mileage!
Felt great. My last go at the treadmill was 3.7 pushing my mileage up and over the top. I had an awfully packed weekend and was really worried that I wasn't going to be able to run. I started fretting a little telling myself that even if I had to run in 20 degree weather I was going to beat my mileage. But, fortunately, there was just enough time for me. The gym here closes early on certain days so it was a race against the clock. Isn't that ALways the case?? Uhg. Either way, I have to report that I have officially beat my treadmill mental block. Yesterday, I pounded out a perfect 6.2 miles smiling all the way. And I'm not kidding when I say that I was smiling. I turned up the catchiest of tunes and bopped my head around like a weirdo. A weirdo that knew she was doing something VERY special, like overcoming yet another mental block in running. I couldn't believe myself, actually. 6.2 miles! On the treadmill!! I deserve Trader Joe's pumpkin cupcakes for that one.
Silent cheerleaders. You really make my day when you cheer. You kind of look like me. Mouthing words to a song that no one can hear. Earbuds crammed into my ears, running on that treadmill lost in my own world. Let me hear you scream. Yeah!!