Because it's still fucking summer. And I hate the heat, almost as much as I hate mosquitoes. Why does it have to be SO HOT?! As usual, I've aimed for 50 miles this month, and unless I get 16 in the next two days it isn't going to happen. So yeah, it's probably not going to happen unless it starts to snow and I get a superhuman boost of energy.
To keep you up-to-date, because I know you're totally paying attention, here's where I'm at now:
July 22nd : Nope
July 23rd : Nope
July 24th : 4.02 miles
July 25th : Nope
July 26th : 4.40 miles
July 27th : 1.15 mile
July 28th : Nope
^That's alotta NOPE, huh?
I've talked before about burn out and broken Mojo. I honestly don't feel either of these is a problem. When I run, I feel pretty good (save for some shortness of breath when the humidity is 80+) except for the heat. I know there's ways to improve running in the heat, and they do work, but they just don't make it - oh I dunno - cooler outside.
While I'm on the heat bashing talk, when you have to wear shorts to run, you
In other news, I ordered a Hippie Runner grab bag, 10 headbands for $20 and got these:
|Bottom right is my fave!|
And am pretty happy with them. As far as headbands to, these are very good in the non-slip area. You can get 10% off with this link. The 10 for $20 grab bag is also still going on through the 31st (I think).
Oh, and if you happen to get this band, you can go right ahead and sent it my way. Kthanx :)