Tuesday, January 10, 2017
So I do have periods where I am very obsessive about running....during training phases especially. I used to be terribly addicted to running but also I have had "winter" seasons in my running. That is when I run no miles nor have any desire or inclination to run.
Burn out is very easy to experience and very difficult to overcome. The body and mind are in rebellion when the mention of a run comes up....However; if we navigate the course of life carefully and with wisdom I believe we can endure each phase of running-obsessive/rebellion and experience the ultimate blessings of this activity.
Even now I desire to get back to my mileage base. But. I need to rebuild. The mental as well as the physical. So I have a goal. I have a rebuild plan. And I felt really good today even though 2 miles felt like 8!
One thing that is motivating me is that after 32 years and two months of running I am 168.4 miles from 25,000 lifetime miles. I will soon join the around the world club...if there is one-he he-
Hope you are well! Peace!
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