Lung capacity after a week of flu: 60% Anaerobic capacity: 0% Anaerobic exercise: 97% Decrease in stride length due to tightened hams: 25% Speed compared to "normal" pace of 9:00 min/mi.: 69% Determination to survive mile one: 100% Reserve used of Nothing-Can-Stop-Me-ness required to complete mile two: 100% - beepbeepaccount overdrawnbeepbeep!! # of times thought "I'm going to have a heart attack" occurred: (every 2 minutes) Results: I love running and I feel great! I will get in 4 miles this week after all! YES!!! Still on track for 20 miles in January! 30 planned for Feb.!
Playlist that kept me going: U2 - "It's a beautiful day, don't let it get away..." Imani Coppola - "I'm gonna hang my hat, gonna steal your heart, and save it for another day..." Christopher Otcasek - "I'm a real wild child!" Amos Lee - "windows are rolled down, I'm fixin to fly..." Eminem - "You betta lose yourself in the music, the moment, the moment, you want it, betta never let it go..." Prince - "Hey look me over, tell me baby, like what you see?"
And of course, my favourite among favourites: "Love hides in the strangest places Love hides in familiar faces Love comes when you least expect it Love hides in narrow corners..." -Yonderboi