Saturday, 5 April 2008
The weather has been kind, although the wind can be rather intensive. My training is coming along nicely. I am developing calf muscles like walls of rock; my breathing has settled down too. I can't ever go back to the disgusting habit of smoking, I won't go there. Why do people do it, it's horrible and evidence proves, it eventually KILLS you! I checked the calender yesterday, my race day is getting ever closer. I'm actually rather looking forward to it. My appetite has doubled but so far my weight has not...phew! I am starting to suffer slightly with hard skin, but as I learnt over the years of marathon running, this can be solved quite easily with a regular application of Vaseline petroleum jelly, 'Mmmmm' can think of other ways of using it!!!!! Any how this softens the offending area from becoming blistered, when applied on a regular basis. I have graduated from not just one mile but three.... still got a long way to go yet though. My sponsor money's doing nicely.. about £120. I often think about my best friend and what she'd say if she knew what I was doing... I can see her face now even as I sit here typing away. I used to cry but now I hold my head up high and smile at her. I don't think I'm losing my mind as I often hold a conversation with her... it keeps me sane! Today is my rest day, but itching to get out there tomorrow and run some more. Vaseline Petroleum Jelly at the ready!