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Frustration

So I overslept a little this morning.  Thought I pressed the snooze the first time and it was in fact the off button.  Thought that 10 minutes of extra sleep went by VERY slowly!  Anyway, I'm up now, eating my cereal breakfast, and then I'll be off to the gym to run - since I so gracefully skipped yesterday morning due to 'tiredness' and usually taking off on Wednesdays.

Monday I did some "Runners Yoga" and it kicked my butt, literally - well, it actually kicked my back and shoulders if we are being literal.  Tuesday was a running day, but I was by myself at the gym and didn't have enough motivation.  This week's set is run  for 6 minutes, walk for 2 for 5 sets.  I did one full running set, and the other two were 3min run, 1 min walk because I just didn't have it in me - and I couldn't even complete all 5 sets.

Feeling a little like a failure.  The other two girls who are running with me can run at least 1 straight mile without stopping, one girl can run 2.  It's not that I'm jealous or upset with that, mostly it's that I don't think I'll ever get to that point.  I'm getting discouraged and want to change my goal so I don't fail-but that's really a terrible idea.  But what happens when I can't do this like I want to?

So I guess for today, for this week, I'll set smaller goals.  My goal for today's run is this: 4min warm-up walk, 6min run, 2min walk, 6min run, 2min walk, and then at least 5 minutes of fast walking (4.0).  That's an improvement on Tuesday and then on Friday we can do 3 6min runs until I can do 5!

I CAN do this! I have to do this!

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