a full 5lbs is gone
energy level is amazingly high
I am finding I am even able to get up in the morning without feeling zapped of my energy
Coincidently, I find myself wanting to rest at a more decent hour.
Am I finally an adult now?
I am also trying to continue in my training towards the 10K in 2 wks. I can run 4 miles (it's hard but I can do it) A few weeks back, however, I went for a run outdoors, didn't stretch thoroughly, ran a bit too fast and pulled my hip flexor. It was such a bizarre sensation. It felt like my hip/groin area was numb and when I stopped to stretch, the pain really set in.
It hasn't been the same since. I took a 2 week hiatus off running and tried again last night. I did just shy of 3 miles and it felt great. I am super sore this morning but I am confident I can do this race and then try and do some strength-training afterward to help those muscles really heal.
Amazing how you feel about yourself when your body, your diet & your work are all given your 'best' - there is something amazingly rewarding about knowing you couldn't have possibly done any better and you are just simply proud of yourself.
A quote I heard yesterday from a dear long lost buddy....was this: