And with every run, you're in denial. Is this pain real or in my head? Is it getting worse? How much time off do I need to take?!
|Classic. I knew The Hills would have an appropriate gif for this analogy.|
I ran on Monday. I went into it feeling lethargic - inertia had definitely set in from two weeks off and lots of holiday relaxation. It didn't take me long to warm up, though.
|This is an unedited photo of the start of my run. With this view, how could I not get into the mood immediately?! That's Matt on his OneWheel on the grass.|
|My Garmin was dead so I downloaded Nike+ again and just stuck my phone in my belt to be forgotten about until the end.|
|Post-run, so happy!|
It certainly looks that way! Although I had the usual "We haven't run in 14 days why are you doing this to us again?!" muscle soreness, my calves didn't even ping on my radar.
|Plus I had my buddy back!|