The battery on my phone died, so my plan to get up at 6 AM was a miserable failure. Hopefully tomorrow goes better. My feet were a little sore when I finally got up. I'm hoping it's because I was wearing a new pair of shoes and not because of some debilitating foot bone wasting disease.
I didn't go for a run when I woke, or after breakfast, or around lunch time, or in the early afternoon. I waited until the late afternoon, after I had done several hours of work. And since I worked from home today, I did a load of laundry, too.
I ran the same loop I ran last night and the run went pretty much the same way. In the first mile I was wondering if this was going to be the day that I ran the loop twice, but in the last half mile my only hope was that my lungs wouldn't collapse before I got back to the house. Or maybe it was my kidneys. In the home stretch the lower part of my back had a dull pinching that didn't really hurt, but didn't really feel all that great, either.
After I got back and stretched out, I plopped myself in front of the computer and updated my campaign plan. I also mapped out my loop on Google Earth and found that it wasn't long enough. I thought I was running 3 miles, but my course ended at 2.75 miles.
So I ran 2.75 miles today, bringing my total miles logged for 2011 to 5.5. With 362 days left in the year, I have 2005.5 miles to go before I reach my goal of running 2011 miles in 2011.