On 29th July 2018 I wrote elsewhere:
Why did I post this ugly pic of a stovetop heating element?
Today it reminds me that there are days where I feel like shit. I may look like shit. I’m not perfect. My running motivation is a little shot. My running journey has been shit the past few weeks. I lost a bit of running mojo. My uncertainties about my abilities have grown. Just like this heating element, I’m past my prime perhaps and a bit unbalanced.
But in my heart of hearts, I know I am not to be defeated. I have a plan to keep my running journey going (an event each month). I made a start and now I shall endure. Forget days where I did not train or run. There will be many more ahead.
I shall keep my resolve to run, not always on days where I feel like it but also on days where I don’t. Not feel guilty when I missed my planned training days, for sometimes I may need to recharge, mentally, physically.
Rest, recharge, run. Repeat. I won’t stop till I get my running mojo back. If I perform worse than I’m expecting, I shouldn’t beat myself up. I’m in competition with no one but myself. Accept the results and move on.
Get my running mojo back. 💪🏼
Continue to heat up like this heating element.