Exciting Blog Stats – Thank you!

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Thought I would start off today’s blog with just thanking all my readers for the support and words of encouragement – It really keeps me motivated to see that you all interested in how I am progressing. The cherry on top of the cake is that Running has actually made me Blog! I have had more than 330 hits on my site…so thats means more than 100 hits per month! I always wanted to blog, but was not sure what do blog about and how and where to start…With both blogging and running I have learnt that the key is "just to start". Things will change along the way – is not gonna be perfect from the start but through that you learn. I already have a couple of ideas to kick start a few other blogs to express my passion for photography, starting a business and who knows what else :-)…What’s this space for the BIG announcements!

Back to business…running 🙂
This mornings run was terrible! I could not get myself to run, mostly walked. Felt tired – my body is saying NO in the midst of my PEAK training period. I could’nt even do my Tuesday run, was still recovering from my 2 races last week :-(. So not sure what to do…I am doing he carbo loading, starting to drink sport drinks and water during the day so technically i should be having all the energy required to finish a 40min/5km run EASILY! I guess if you can’t. you can’t. Will try again tomorrow – hopefull there will be some improvement. There better otherwise I am in trouble for Sunday’s 15km race.

Time: 45min
Distance: 5km
Calories: 554cal

Quote of the day
"It is wonderful that life continues to challenge and define us, great that there is always more to strive for and assuring that we will always grow from these experiences so the future will be better still." Deena Kastor

About Moerieda Mackay

Late to running and absolutely loving it! I'm married to my soulmate, Adam and blessed with 3 beautiful children. I am a Business Transformation and Innovation Professional and holds a MSc (Eng) in Industrial Engineering. Yip, a bit of a workaholic. I became addicted to ultra running whilst searching for that elusive “work-life” balance at the age of...40! I have no sporting background and with zero athletic ability running is by far the most challenging thing I've taken on but it has put me on a path of self discovery and serious transformation both physically, mentally and spiritually...and I love it!

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