Happy 1st Month (and a few days) of 0 mileage – the longest zero-running streak I’ve ever been on since 2013. I didn’t even stop for that long when I was down with dengue. *Pats self on the back*
In the past month, I’ve done quite a bit of reflection. Giving up running wasn’t as hard as I thought. In fact, I don’t really miss it… yet! The crazy-obsessive-over achiever-competitive lil person in me feels at peace.
Running is not bad. It was just how I saw/took it. Sports are always fun……until they get competitive. I was probably much more focused on the end result rather than enjoying the journey of getting there. It became rather destructive. I lost sight of many things along the way and started to take out the fun in running.
I’ve always wanted to try new things. But at the same time, I was just so stuck with running. Everything revolved around it, even when I wasn’t competing! I just kept wanting more out of it.
With injury, I was FORCED to change. God is amazing. Just trust His timing. He took something away from me, but He left me with something even BETTER!
And I pray that I will look at things from new perspectives.
The transition (from running to cycling) was easy, with the help of my friends! I have rediscovered my love for cycling and just doing something DIFFERENT/NEW!
There was an extra bicycle in the shed and it was perfect (almost) for my size. I am a pretty small person. It is not every day that you find something lying around that fits. Except for my head. I have a big head and I need an XXXXXXXXXL helmet (hahhahhaha! I kid you not!).
Excited to head out!
I absolutely love discovering new places, beaches, dirt roads, catching sunsets and just being in the moment and enjoying God’s creation. It is just so refreshing!
I still need more practice with the bike, especially BALANCE!
I will let you guys know how that goes!
Till then, KEEP MOVING!