I discovered something after running the 10K. It's this:
I just got this car magnet from this online store. It makes me feel better about my ugly feet and black & blue toenails. Eh, who needs 'em?
So Saturday I ran 8 miles! When I put my Garmin on, it said low battery. Oh great! Well, I knew from looking at the marathon map that my parents' cul de sac was the 4 mile point, so even if my Garmin gave up the ghost, I knew generally how far to go. I can't believe I ran from Pioneer Park to my parents' house and BACK. I did take a couple of walk breaks when I needed a sip of water or G2, but never for longer than a minute.
Except for the one bathroom break I took.
I have no idea how long it took me, since my Garmin crapped out right after I turned around.
While I was out bustin' my ass running, kitty was doing this: