It's gorgeous weather in St. Louis today--I went for a run OUTSIDE* for the first time in a very long time. It was glorious to run outside and just reminded me how much a struggle to run on the treadmill.
I feel like I should elaborate why I've been running on a treadmill lately. My hiatus from running outdoors was not imposed entirely by the weather. About a month ago, I took a nasty tumble while running with my friend Susan. I wasn't paying enough attention and tripped over a crack in the sidewalk. Luckily, I landed mostly on my head (I think pregnancy might be the only time when landing on your head after a fall is good), but it really shook me up. And gave me a nice bruise. I called my OB a little hysterical, who recommended I go to my regular doctor since I wasn't having torso pain. Blah, blah, blah, long story short, everything was fine except my confidence to run outside.
Anyway, Grant's Trail was packed with runners, walkers, and bikers today. I ended up running 6 miles, which was my longest run in a while. I've been signed up for a half marathon in April since before I was pregnant... I'm hopeful that I can still complete the half, even if it's not running. Obviously, a decision on that doesn't need to be made today.
Tonight: David and I are going to Law School Prom, where there's an open bar. Can you guess who's driving home? This might be David's favorite Law School Prom EVER!