Friday, 9 April 2010

A not very Thankful Friday

Today has not been a very thankful Friday so far. I overslept, had hideous dreams, smashed Friend Who Knows Big Words' favourite glass, cut my finger and shut another one in a door.

*sniff

Not even the sun is cheering me up. I just want to crawl back into bed and pretend today isn't happening.

On a positive note Whiskey Cousin is coming to stay. She's 13 so I've got us tickets to see Mamma Mia – half price on account of my deafness, and premium seats, too. I don’t know if I'll be able to follow much, but the guys in the box office reassured me its very similar to the movie script, so I will watch and memorise that in advance! They also announced that they are looking at doing a captioned production soon. Yay!

I'm also planning to take Whiskey Cousin to Portobello or Camden and maybe the Tate Modern for some cultcha.

Should be fun!

Finally, I do have one more thing to be thankful for... that I managed my jawlk home yesterday. The Runkeeper application on my iPhone said it was 6 miles and I reckon I ran for two thirds of it at least. Running down Oxford Street was not an option, so I walked that bit. I'm still not fabulous at it though, and always seem to get this moment about 1 minute in where I want to give up, but the more I ran, the more I got into it. And without my rucksack, I reckon it would have been a whole lot easier.

Running is getting easier.

And if that's not something to be thankful for, I don't know what is.

4 comments:

ForDGRedial said...

In general it takes me the first 10 mins of running to get comfortable in the pace etc. Just to reassure you

Amy x

Me said...

Thanks Amy! I will deafinitely keep that in mind! x

angie said...

i said that you would run through the block.... once past 7 miles yu can just keep going...... well i've never kept going beyond about 16 so i'm not sure about how far you can keep going! good on you girly!

Miss Brodie said...

Admire you SO much! But agree with ForDGRedial, that unaccustomed physical effort gets easier once your muscles get warmer ... in my case cycling uphill! Keep up the good work!