So this weekend I’ve finally come to terms with not being ready to start running again!
I was struggling with the C25K while I was still off work, but now I’m back – its way too much. It had taken me 7 weeks to get to week 3 on the program.
This last weekend, I’ve done nothing! We went for a walk to my happy place on Friday (the seaside) and that’s all! The rest of the weekend, I’ve slept, eaten, and watched TV. And that’s after 4 weeks back at work part time. It’s just going to get harder – it’s my first week back full time next week!
I’ve also got the added extra that my leg is dodgy, and I’m not sure I should be running with my tender kidney!
I’ve got my first appointment with neurology on 29th April – so will hopefully have some sort of idea what’s up with my leg after that, and I’ve got my next appointment with Nephrology on 9th May – so will ask then if I can actually try running again.
Until then – I’m going to concentrate on getting back to work, and if I have any energy I will do some strength training as that was helping when I was doing it regularly.
I’m also going to be as good as gold with my food – no emotional eating just because I want to run.
And I will try really, really hard to control my running envy and not snarl at the runners going past my window!