Most of you wouldn't class it as much of a run, either: it was only for 5 minutes on the treadmill, and almost everyone would say it was very, very slow, but hey, it was ME doing it. I don't normally go to the gym before lunchtime, as I don't get to work until 8:45, by the time I've taken Flumpette No.2 to her Before School Club, then caught the train. But it is half-term, and the Flumpettes have gone up to Leamington, to stay with their Grandma and Grandpa. "No school run? Oooh, I can go to the gym early, today!"
(Ooooh, hooray, the smiley faces have finally come back, oh, I have missed using them. OK, I will behave myself now. Well, soon. )
Anyway, I caught the train a bit earlier than usual, got to work, and went straight to the gym.
As usual, I started off doing 10 minutes on the bike (the random hilly program).
Then I did 5 minutes on the slippy-slidey thing. I normally do ten, but today I just did five. Because... after that, I moved over to the treadmill, and ran for five minutes. Surprised Smile Like I said, most people would be very unimpressed - both with the time, and the pace. I am a bit to embarrassed to say how low my pace was, but I did move it up, so the last minute was going what seemed quite a lot faster (but obviously, it was still very slow by normal people's standards.
Then I got off, and went over for 10 minutes on the rowing machine.
As normal, I then did the hips in-and-out machines, and then had a really good stretch.
Then I rushed to my office, because I was hoping one of my students would be there for a meeting I'd asked him for, last night. He wasn't there. Grumble grumble... But there was an email from him, saying "Um, you obviously didn't realise, we're on a field-trip, up in Scotland!". When the guy I share an office with left for that trip, I didn't ask him which students he was taking!
Anyway, I am torn between being pleased with myself, today, and worrying - is it making my hip hurt, worse? Oh well, we shall see, I guess.
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