I must admit, it is nice that the rest of the north east is getting pounded by snow for once while we aren’t. It is refreshing 🙂

Last night I went out into the two inches of fresh powder to the gym, which was pleasantly empty. I very nearly decided to stay home in the sauna that is my apartment, but Ellie encouraged me to make the effort.

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Flattering, I know.

It is amazing how over the past several months I’ve convinced myself that I am not that out of shape and that I could still go out and run a few miles no sweat.

Yesterday was a humbling experience. I warmed up for five minutes on the bike and hopped on the treadmill for a few minutes of walking before I started in on my actual workout. About a mile and a quarter later, I was struggling. So much for being in good shape.

I have quite a bit of work to do just to get into basic shape for half marathon training. With only a couple of months to go to get there . . . it’ll be interesting.