Weighty Solution

It occurred to me this morning as I was trudging/running along that one way to make the experience less onerous might be to diminish the amount of useless organic matter that I carry along with me on my runs. Accordingly, I have started opting out of the daily hot breakfast at St Stephen’s House, and instead taking fruit for breakfast; likewise, instead of the luscious midday meals that our chef prepares for us, or even the tasty soups, I’ve chosen green salads. This makes me a bit grumpy, but if I can eventually run a bit more freely, I reluctantly suppose it will be worth it.
The weather this morning was unseasonally mild, though with a very light drizzle. My body did gradually limber up a bit as I went, and I got home in a more acceptable 10:38.

2 comments / Add your comment below

    1. It’s a tough antinomy. Having conquered the full-mile (without a stop) challenge, I think that tacking into the lose-a-stone challenge will be worth it. On the other hand, I miss exchanging pleasantries with Christine, the breakfast server.
      At any rate, I’ll need to double down on the running when I resume after these family visits….

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