Man, I feel good.
It’s quite a pleasant change from my usual angsty-teenager-why-do-I-have-so-much-homework-and-a-confusing-life half-existence…I’m trying to come up with the cause for this sudden bout of serotonin wave ridin’, but ultimately…I’m just happy right now. 🙂
Of course, there are things that are probably fostering this pleasant mood-swingy week…
Could it be the orangeness of my socks right now?
Could it be the fullness of my suitcase for NY right now?
Could it be the amazingness that is my fellow chocoholic friend?
Awwww yeah. I’ve got some support in the friend department here. This gal is my enabler.
Could it be last Friday of downtown-wandering, pizza-consuming, and social mingling?
No pictures were taken (both phone and camera were dead) but it was really refreshing and…emotional. Since we are all dispersing to our various schools next year, this time of year is just so bittersweet…I’m going to miss the lovely little private-school familial thing we’ve got going on, even though we have our spats. Thank goodness most of my really good friends will be going to the same school as me…
OR COULD IT BE THE RUNNINGNESS THAT IS MY LEGS???!!
Yeah that’s right folks YOU HEARD ME correctly. (!) A couple of weeks ago, my physical therapist gave me a tentative sort of go-ahead for running–
(Please ignore my random thumb)
–with some instructions pertaining to cadence, posture, form, etc. (Apparently I am not a very intuitive runner–the form that I naturally use was uber-hard on my knees!)
So during this week I’ve been breaking in the electric melons, and doing some “microruns”–really, each under 1 mile. I’m still experiencing some pain, and of course I’ve lost speed, but as per the wisdom of Kiss My Broccoli, I shall focus on the now of my running, not comparing myself to the past or the future. Really, all things considered (things being the fact that I have not ran in–what, 6 months?), 3/4 mile in 7 minutes really isn’t…too awfully bad…
Whatever it was that made this week so awesome, I’m incredibly grateful. I remain excited about the future of my runningness and my impending New York trip!! (Vlogs to come…) 😉
–The Girl in the Orange