Is there such a thing as runner’s paranoia?!

Have you ever stood on a train platform, waiting for a train (obviously!) and had a fleeting thought or fear that someone might push you onto the track when the train arrives? Well, I get thoughts like that sometimes; little thoughts that come from nowhere about random people at random times.  It’s happening when I run now, so I thought I would ask the question and see what other runners think.  It would be reassuring to know it happens to others too!

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This is my montage

A long time ago I noticed that certain kinds of films usually had one thing in common.  Instantly recognizable, it plays a major part in nearly every movie involving a quest, contest or competition.  I think you know what I’m talking about already.

The montage.

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Running after not running

Last night I went for a run for the first time in 3 weeks.  It was awful and awesome at the same time.  I did find it hard going, particularly because it was very windy and I was running against the wind for most of my run.  But I have missed running so much that it still felt awesome to be moving at my (admittedly slow pace) over my usual running route.  I never set out to go three weeks without running, it was just a series of random things happening all in a row that stopped me.

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