Thursday, June 3, 2010

Happy Runniversary to me!

I quit working yesterday. I imparted as much wisdom and common sense and accounting secrets as I could and my protege is now ready to fly solo. So this morning was my first run in over a week. I wish I could say it felt good but it didn't; my legs felt heavy and I was sluggish and slow, even for me. So the new plan is a week of easy 4 milers and then I'll start building up my mileage again.

May 30 was my runniversary. In my modest little first running log I wrote this entry:

"I did it! I ran the full length of Euc. (short for Eucalyptus street) without stopping. I can do this-I think I'll be running 2 miles soon."

That run was right at 1 mile and thus, the start of my running career. 4 years later, I'm still running. If you had told me on that day that I would someday complete a marathon I would have laughed and considered that just crazy talk. It's been an interesting journey, usually fun, sometimes painful, but always interesting. I hope I'll be celebrating my runniversary many years from now.


Sarah said...

Happy Runniversary!!! It is great to look back and see how far you have come!

funderson said...

well done m'lady

Jill said...

Congratulations. On both your re-retirement :) and your running!!

I know you'll be running strong for years to come! :)

StorytellERdoc said...

Love to read about your running and your life...what a great spirit you have!