6 miles, out and back on Cross Hollows. Wind was very strong today, I was almost blown off the path a few times.
Motivation to run is very low right now, the fact that I'm going to be out of shape for 18 months has me a little less excited to be working hard. After all, it's all going to waste. I have senioritis all over again, this time with running.
What got me out the door today was the crazy statistic Ashley learned in class (she's majoring in exercise science): if you go 6 days without doing cardio exercises you lose 60% of your cardio, but if you go 30 days without working out your muscles you only lose 7% of your muscle mass. Runners are screwed.
I feel bad because I should want to run all I can before I go on my mission, take advantage of the time I have to workout before I get limited to a half hour a day. But like I said before, I won't get a pay off for any hard work I put in right now. So on days like yesterday when it turned back into winter I lose the desire to run. #sorry