Long time since my last post. I miss blogging, I really do! It is basically due to ambitious myself who sign in for staying active: running – not only around! As a result last Sunday I completed my first 10K in just….
67 minutes!!! Not bad taking into consideration that it was my first 10K. Taking it slowly – works fantastic when you do not really feel like going out there and run. It was definitely a good approach!
Firstly I scheduled my first 10K for Saturday. I don’t like to postpone something I did plan and was looking forward to. But I guess sometimes it is better to listen to your body – if only for a day! My body still adjust to my new training schedule. Plus recovery time is still not as fast as I would wish.
Anyhow – I am proud I stuck to my plan! The time I made a decision I want to run Milton Keynes Marathon on the 29th April 2011 – as my BDay present;) – my attitude towards running has changed completely. Now that there is a real goal I no longer complain and find excuses not to run. It is just complete attitude change. I take it seriously.
Last Wednesday I was so happy that Luis decided to go with me and we did cross train speed run: 2.6 mile run (4km) in 21 minutes. When you do speed run, it is always good to have a lead runner in front of you. Thanks Love!
If you would like sign up for Run The Beat 2012, registrations opens on the 26th Sep 2011. 4 days to go!
In case you badly want to run a marathon (I want!) there is Lewisham 5K Run on the 9th Oct 2011. Registration is only £8.00 and you can still sign in! For more detail click here.
Keeping myself active requires keeping myself fuelled.
Here’s what I had for my breakfast:
Starbucks’ pan cakes – I do like them as jam is not too sweet. By the way who knows a nice recipe for non-wheat, non-gluten dairy free pancakes?
Pancakes downed with espresso – I was ready to kick off busy day at work. Time went so fast that the next time I check the clock it was time for lunch.
Prawn rice from It’su. Note: If you are allergic to yeast, be careful while eating in It’su. Although their food is lovely, majority contains miso – seasoning produced by fermenting rice. Nevertheless I did enjoy!
As we are under Action De-Clutter at home, I still have some stuff to organise today…But the feeling of getting rid of old papers and unnecessary furnitures is just so great that the only thing I see now is the moment when I enjoy a glass of a nice red wine in a minimalist room!
I wish you all have a lovely weekend!