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Hello!

Well, that was a bit of a break, wasn't it?

Turns out the start of term was especially busy, and I didn't get much time online..a quick check of facebook or twitter on my phone was often all I could muster.

The summer term has started well, and the boys all seem to be settling back into the routines quite happily. I do like this term, but it's a wee bit manic. The social life has been fun too...which has meant the gym life has suffered somwehat. Oh dear.

As the 5K approaches, I am having to accept that I'll probably walk all or most of it. I was up to running a kilometre or so, but my knees and right foot (the one I fractured in four places when I was twelve - it's been a little off ever since) have been rebelling. I'm hitting the gym once more on Tuesday after a week without running after a very ouchey knee, but at the current time it looks like walking is the thing.

I did take plenty of pics for the 'Week In A Life' post...I shall pop up the best of those soon. How are you guys? Happy May!

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10 comments:

  1. Nice to see you back in the blogosphere!

    No matter how much of the 5K you run or walk, I think it's great that you are doing it!

    Looking fwd to your next post!

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  2. Great to see you back! I'm amazed at how busy teachers really are.

    I also have ouchey knees, tried to take up running and that didn't go over so well. Hope they get better and nothing wrong with walking the 5K!

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  3. Wow! You have been busy! Good luck with your 5K!! I could never do something like that! :)

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  4. There's nothing wrong with walking it - and if you have a joint injury, you don't want to risk inflaming it.(I have an old ankle injury and used to run every day and speak from the stubbornness of experience!)

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  5. Hey you're doing the 5k. You can crawl across the finish and still call it an amazing accomplishment.

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  6. Happy May to you, too! Good luck with the 5K--you'll do great!

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  7. What 5k are you doing? I'm doing the Battersea Race For Life. Walking, because all of my friends are. And realistically I'm not a runner. My joints can't take it.

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  8. One day last week I did about 9.7 kilometers on a whim with no preparation. My left foots hurt a wee bit still. Only took me 1 hour 45 minutes though. I think that's pretty good. Half of the walk was on streets with no sidewalks so I was in dirt shoulders and ditches for much it.

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  9. Happy your back.....good luck on the race/run 5k..hope you do well.....zman sends

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  10. you are so sweet for fitting me into your visit schedule claire :) i will have to see this A Week In A Life post. it sounds intriguing ...let me go and see if i can find reference to it in one of your earlier posts.

    XO

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Thank you for your comment - I do read them all but it may take me a little while (a couple of days) to respond during busy times. I love reading what you have to say!

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