Invisible progress, this week. Ever had that?
To look at my stats, it looks like I’m running in place: too many days off, the usual pace, no weight loss or startling improvement. But visible only to me, it was there. My runs were more energetic than they’ve been in the past months. And I only stopped to walk when dictated by dog.
Plus, this close to Christmas, if you’re a mom, any run at all is an achievement. In my running journals, I see many years in which my mileage dwindled in proportion to the number of baked goods in the house. By the time we hit peak cookie influx, usually around Dec. 22, I was barely mobile. So for the holidays, even a boring ol’ plateau can be good!
WEDNESDAY: 4 miles, untimed, with dog
THURSDAY: 5.7 miles, 11:40
SATURDAY: 4 miles, untimed, with dog
Total: 13.7 miles, 155 pounds