I’m Back July 2018 (update)

Hi!

It have been more than a minute since my last post here in my blog. I don’t have any excuse. I just had a lack of inspiration since I injured myself playing volleyball. My Ankle still bother me. I when recently back to the doctor and still the same swollen ligaments and effusion that’s a boomer. I can walk better now, but I can not be active like before the injury.

I lost my inspiration, I lost myself in this injury and I gain weight too. Something that I’m not proud of. Now that I feel a little bit better I might start taking walks (is the most I can do for now) also I might start doing low impact exercises so my ankle is not compromise. I have try to run twice since the injury the longest I ran was 0.51mi and my ankle remind me for almost a week that, was a bad idea.

I want to write good content but when your tool is damage is hard to write about something that is not happening. (Like play volleyball, Running, Walks, Goals).

So I’m going to try my best to find myself again so I can put that in words for my blog, my journal. That way I can start slow but for sure my personal inspiration again. This blog had help me a lot and I miss it.

So I’m back at it!

“You can do this”

“You got this”


Thanks for visiting!

C.P.

October Goals 2017 + 5k news (short)

Hi!

My goals for October:

  • Running:
    • Keep Training for my next 5k event: Yes! I sign up for my 3rd 5k this year.
  • Drink more water:
    • I drink at least 3 bottles of 16onces at day. I want to try drink one or two more. To avoid juice or cocacola.
  • Keep working on my core.
  • Stretch more
  • Stress less
  • Try to incorporate more yoga or meditation at least 10-15min.

 


Thanks for visiting!

C.P.

Keep Running C.P.

Hi!

Today is one of those days that anxiety give me a hard time in so many levels. So I decided to go for a run. It was a struggle getting ready. It was should I go or not. I finally got ready and when for the run with my baby and the stroller. I ran in a slow pace than normal but I ran almost non stopping wish is my goal. I stop two-time in 1.66mi. In the middle on the run I check my progress on the app I use and it was pause. I was like damn I’m in 1.05mi already what the heck. The app stop in 0.51mi. What I did… I just keep running. My mind was set and nothing can stop me. Todays goal was a recovery run 1.25mi. Which I did and a little more. The mind is powerful. Never let anything or anybody stop you for what you want. Today was a hard day but I started it with the run. Some rocks during the day but It not gonna end bad. because the mind is powerful. I just want to attract positive vibes. Remove all the bad and turn the page. What is in the past, stay in the past. Live the present and enjoy it.

Today I also decided to watch a running documentary on netflix: From fat to the finish line. It was so inspiring I was almost ready to go for a run. I didn’t so tomorrow that’s the plan. I 100% Recommend it. If you are struggling with loosing weight like I am. Watch it. It feel like impossible is possible. Like a light in the end of the tunnel. It make me think if they can, I CAN. JUST KEEP RUNNING C.P.  

NOTE:

I also want to take advantage of this post and write THANKS for all the new followers. I never thought in a million year I would reach 200 and counting. Is amazing THANKS again!

 


Thanks for visiting!

C.P.

July wishlist 2017

Hi!

Better late than never!

July wishlist

My goals for this month are very simple.

I’m planning on running more miles and more days this month.

I want to keep up with my last month in miles or do more.

I still want to be more active more day in the month.

 

I need to do more stretching  before and after.

I want to achieve a 5k on my own in less than 50 min.

 


Reminder:

Drink more water

Eat healthy snacks/food

Avoid junk food (This one is hard to avoid)

NO SODA

Reduce the food quantity

DON’T GIVE UP!

 


Thanks for visiting!

C.P.

My motivation strategy

Hi!

I wanted to write about this theme for so long. Because finding motivation to run or just to be active is hard for me. I have been working hard. I wanted to find a reason to do what I want to do. I wanted to find the stimulation and inspiration to move. I wanted to do it myself. And that’s what I did.

My motivation strategy

Starting with:

Setting a Goal:

This is the vision that I have in life. I need to compromise to what I set and make it happen.

Photos:

Those throwback photos when you look your best and your worst. This one hit me hard sometimes. Is hard for me to see those photos and realize that I have been there before, so that is the inspiration to step out of your comfort zone and change what it need to be change.

Videos:

This one I experience it recently. Yesterday for my run I was trying to look for excuses to not run. So I stopped myself and search a video in youtube. To find something inspiring. There was not one, not two ; there was more than I can imagine to see. Just for that reason I went for a run.

 

Quotes:

This one is the most I use. I can say that I’m a collector of motivational running quotes.  Those sentences and phrases give me the push that I need in the moment I search for it. Try it!!

 

Reading: 

In all my life I haven’t read like I’m reading these days. I read more about romance, but recently someone gave me the idea to read about running. So that is what I’m doing. Reading blogs, magazines and books.

 

Follow the inspiration:

There is a lot of platforms to follow other people. Follow that runner, that sport, that team. etc… They help you, believe me. When I saw those photos for example in instagram about the pace, the distance and the time. Is a good boost of passion that blow into my veins. I don’t know how to explain it. Hope you understand me.

 

Write down a log: 

Sometimes I use this platform to keep those memories about the journey I’m having. I also found an other good way to stay motivate and is via calendar. Yep a calendar. I write down the miles, when I run, when I rest or do any cardio..etc

 

Music:

Just listening the rhythm then feel it in your soul. And GO!

 


Question: What is your motivation stragety?


Thanks for visiting:

C.P.

JUNE wishlist 2017

Hi!

June is my birthday month and I will add more to my goals because I’m planning to gave all of me to make it happen. Right now I’m persuing my dreams to conquer what I want. I will not let nothing win over me.


JUNE Fitness wishlist 2017

Run more miles

Walk trails

More days active

Add more Kickboxing days

Include more  jumping rope


Reminder:

Drink more water

Eat more healthy snacks/food

Avoid junk food


 

Question: Do you have a goal to achieve this June 2017?

Let me know down in the comments area!

 


Thanks for visiting!

C.P.

When no body understand why you run!

Hi!

Here some words that I want to express and internally work within my soul.

When no body understand why you run!

They don’t understand why I love running.

What run did and do for me.

Running is my passion.

Running is my distraction.

Running is my peaceful place.

Running is my alone time.

Running is Me.

Running is more than a run for me.

Running is my motivation to keep going strong and achieve what I want in life.

Right now, running  is just that.

Running is something hard to explain to others. Thing that you need to start avoiding if “others” don’t come with positive thoughts about this topic from now on. (note  to myself )

Running is something that if you not experience for yourself, you will never know how it make you feel.

I’m running because I can prove myself that I’m good enough to set a goal and make it happen.

Running makes me a person who is determined to accomplish an objective.

Yes, just a word and an action with three letters RUN.

 

Hi! I’m Catherine Press and I run for myself. 

Shout out to :

https://healthyrunning.blog/ (Thanks for that post: A little Personal)

Also to:

Amanda https://my26point2journey.com/ (Thanks for your last post: TONIGHT I RAN…)

Both of you inspire me for this post. To open my mind and see that I’m not alone. Thanks!


Thanks for visiting!

C.P.