Wow, I think I have been really missing out!
Let me explain.
I never run in the wee hours of the morning, unless it’s training day with the group.
I run at night when I get home.
That can be 8 or 9 in the evening. Not a big deal in the summer, but you know what they say, “Winter is Coming”.
Winter evenings in this part of Texas are not a big deal as far as the temps go, as we rarely get close to freezing, but it does get dark.
Even temps and darkness are not what hold me back and what keeps me running at night.
The reason I run at night is, exhaustion.
When I get off work, I am tired. I get home and do mom things and wife things and dog things and after all this ‘adult-ing’ all day long, I am worn out.
That’s when I run. When I’m done, I can take my worn out self to bed and I am done for the day!
This may have been my greatest mistake.
Today, because I schedules, I had to run int he morning. I woke at 4, anxious about something, tossed for a while, then decided to run. I hit the road at 5, was done by 5:50 and jumped on the day!
I mean jumped on it!!
Wow, where did all this energy come from?!? I feared by running so early, I would fall asleep on the way to work, but no, energy abounds.
It’s 11:20 in the morning as I write this and I have been full of energy all morning.
Head is clear and I feel focused.
I truly hope this feels this good every day!
I’m can’t wait to run in the wee hours of tomorrow morning!!!!
PS This Article from Runners World has some good safety tips for running in darkness.
Happy keto, running, walking, fibro free days!