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What's next?

I love to keep busy. I have said before I love training and following schedules. Right now Im not exactly sure what is next and its sort of haunting me. There is a 50K that I am thinking of signing up for but I don't know if it will conflict with the trip to Arizona that we are trying to plan. I have signed up for the Midnight Madness Event that is happening in a few weeks but considering its so close and its 8 miles long I do not really need to train much for it.

What I'm doing now is just sticking with running 5 times a week as if I were in a training plan. Focusing on having my longer runs on the weekends when I have more time. I'm feeling really great physically. I am continuing to do the IT Band Exercises every other day now instead of every day. I need to get back on track with my core routine. I feel like I really need motivation for core work. I have tried to recruit my husband to work with me and that never lasts long.

After work on Friday we took a nice run. We ran the loop. The weather was beautiful.  Last time I ran the loop there still snow on the ground especially on the Falls Bridge. While running today I was really trying to focus on just enjoying the moment and not worrying about what was next. I have been reading up on this and it's very common and it's pretty sad. Many of us let life pass us by worrying about what the future holds.

I am not saying we should not make plans but we should try to enjoy life more in the here and now. I'm making this my goal. While running today I was feeling extremely grateful. I was warmed up from the start. Typically it takes a mile or even two for me to warm up. I ran a little over 6 miles today and then my husband picked me up and we went out to breakfast. It's was a beautiful start to the day. 


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