Analysis of Morning Run:
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..."