Here. Have a lollie.
WEATHER: Warm and sunny and delightful — 72 degrees and not humid.
MILES THIS WEEK: 9.5
WHERE TO: Back into Mojo-land.
MOOD: Cautiously optimistic.
First, let me say that I HAVE MY MOJO BACK! Did I do 23 miles yesterday? Yes. Did I receive several facefuls/eyefuls of gnats? Yes. Is my chest slightly abraded from carrying Gu packets in my sports bra? Oh, you better believe it. Is life back to normal? <punches air> Helllls yes!
Anyway. On to the important stuff: getting over your injury. You’ve cross-trained, you feel yourself getting stronger, etc., and yet — and yet.
The injury isn’t better-better. It’s just sort of half-assed improving. And you, as the world’s greatest super happy fun time run run runnerperson ever, do not do anything that isn’t at the very least 90-percent-assed. But you also don’t need no stinking doctor. Also, you were sick that day in college where they taught you how to be an adult and how health insurance works, so words like “deductible” and “copay” and “HMO” and “doctor” are still a little mystifying to you.
Yay, astrology! I mean, why ever make another logic-based decision for yourself again?
WEATHER: Rainy, yes, but at least it’s not want-to-die-hot.
MILES THIS WEEK: 22.
WHERE TO: Beach Drive, Crescent Trail, home.
Sorry about the lack-of-posting again. Posting just once a week makes me a tease, I realize, and I shouldn’t toy with your emotions that way, baby. I’m sorry. I’ll make it up to you. And while I’d love nothing more than to find my Luther Vandross collection and candles, let me remind you that it’s Sunday, and what I got planned, sweet thang, isn’t a sabbath-day activity (also, Jesus hated Luther Vandross).
Or we could just do something occult-related. Yes, let’s do that. So:
YOUR RUNNING HOROSCOPE
Aries (March 21-April 20) — Today finds you feeling restless and stubborn, like the mighty ram that you are. Though you don’t want to go do those mile repeats, trust me — your body will thank you. Today’s workout will lead you to good fortune and possibly new romantic prospects. Pursue these with alacrity, mindful of the fact that you are compatible with Tauruses but not Cancers. Take the day off. Find yourself.