Taking a Rest

Wow, am I sore today!  I don’t know if it is the hike from Sunday or my short run yesterday, but something has my body aching.  Fabulous news….I went for a run yesterday and ran 9/10 of a mile!  HUGE accomplishment for me!  Usually, I am dying at half a mile….

Today I contemplated going on another run.  But I am just too sore.  My lower back is killing me…really, it is very painful to even slightly jog!  I hope this is normal….

Tonight I had some grilled chicken and stuffed squash.  And for dessert some Teddy Bears Crackers.  🙂

Hopefully, tomorrow I will be rested up and ready to run some more!

For now, I’m cuddling with this big baby!

Have any of you experienced lower back pain after starting to run?


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About journeytobodyzen

Hi! I a girl approaching the big 3-0 who is on a search to find zen for my body. Being busy all the time (full time job, full time grad student, and juggling an internship!) I have limited time to exercise and even less time to prepare nutritional meals. However, I figure a blog will keep me accountable and help me to make some much needed changes in my life! I hope I can bring some tips to help other busy folks as well. Enjoy!
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One Response to Taking a Rest

  1. Sava says:

    Good Job on your run!
    I have been slowly working my way up, and now I can run 1.2 miles in 20 minutes.
    Not superhuman speed, I know, but like you I am making progress 😀

    I’ve noticed music helps me a lot. Then I tend to zone out a little bit and forget that I’m getting tireder and more out of breath every second ;P

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