Incontinence aside, it was much like a Lincoln driving octogenarian in the fast lane on a Wednesday morning...but it was a successful run!
I'd forgotten the disparity between how good ideas sound at different parts of the day. At 7 PM, running at 5 AM sounds like a great idea, romantic even. But I got out of bed, wondering what I was doing, did some jumping jacks, 5 little pull ups, 25 itsy-bitsy pushups, 100 crunches and ran (loosely using the word here) two miles.
The last two runs involved pulling a calf muscle. Today, calf was fine. The past month I've had a pretty severe chest infection. This morning, I didn't choke on phlegm. All in all, a good start to the day!
And yesterday I rode my bike. That wasn't as slow, but still a bit slow. Both cases, the idea was just to get back into the groove again.
Yesterday I posted my ride on dailymile.com. Then, I looked at the training profile for the past few weeks. This is what I saw:
Nothing at all. I'm pudgy, out of shape, still a little weak from illness. But ...