It’s been a week since cross-country ended and I officially feel old. Before I know it, I’ll be racing my very last collegiate race ever. Don’t rush it, Nicolette.
I think one of the hardest things for a runner to do is take time off from running. Sure I complain and stay stuff like, “why do I run. I hate it,” or “someone chop off my legs.” But in reality, I love to run, and it really sucks taking a break.
The problem I have is that i HATE taking time off. That’s one of the reasons why I hate Sundays because it’s normally a rest day. I sometimes (never) listen to my body when it tells me I need a break, and I realized that when I experienced and injury last winter and another in the spring.
Boy was I pissed.
Now that I’ve been healthy for three months, I just need to be smart and take care of my body. Knowing me, I probably won’t listen and do something stupid.
…..Well, I hope not.