Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Banned From Running

I've been banned from running by wifey! Oh, the horror of it all! It's like telling a little kid he can't have ice-cream anymore. How could she? Especially when she herself is crazy about running!

Well, the ban only lasts for today. You see, I ran a 14K run this morning and wanted to run another couple more kilometers this evening when I came back from work. She absolutely forbade me from running cos she said that I'll be running another 10K minimum tomorrow morning and she doesn't want me to overdo my runs and get an injury.

She has a point though. The last time I was this enthusiastic about running, I ran one run after another without stopping and ended up getting a painful shin-splint that lasted nearly a month and a half. It made running life a hell for me.

I should really know better than to run too much and not get enough rest for the body to heal but I just can't help it. I'm feeling pretty energetic today. I guess waiting a little longer till tomorrow is not really all that long. Now I can do an even longer run tomorrow :D

I've actually been taking my running to a different level. I'm eyeing to take part in a full marathon in the forth quarter of the year and have been training in earnest for it hence the excitement and enthusiasm I have for running daily.

I'm not sure if I'll even be ready for a full marathon but I definitely wanna give it a shot. It's something I've always wanted to do and wifey fully supports my goal to run a full marathon. She's more worried that I'll injure myself if I push too hard in training.

I wonder if I can sneak out after this post for a quick run around the block without her noticing I'm gone ... LOL!

We are different, in essence, from other men. If you want to win something, run 100 meters. If you want to experience something, run a marathon - Emil Zatopek

4 comments:

  1. It would be wise to get some knee braces... you want to keep on running.. protect your knees too :) we surely not getting any younger.. you first :p

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  2. Anny - Knee braces?! Knee braces?!! Knee braces?!!! You implying I'm old oredi ah? LOL!

    And I thought I was the evil one ... hahaha!

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  3. ayam evillll.. bwaaahhahahahhahahahhaa.. buts...

    a knee brace is important.. if yous are a runnings a lottas. My uncle has been running alllllllllll this life.. marathons and up the hill and down the hill and every other run. He trains every single day too. But now his knee is hurting him. He's in his 50s :)

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  4. Anny - Hahaha ... yes, you're as evil as I am la!

    Actually my knees have always been a source of concern for me, especially since I happen to knock it on tables every now and then ... LOL!

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