The upside of emotional distress is that I'm losing weight. Eight months ago I was topping out at 150. Tonight after my run I weighed 135. If this keeps up I'm going to be able to wrestle 114.5 again. I'm also getting faster. About a month ago I ran a 3:03 half mile and it almost killed me. Two weeks ago I ran a 2:57. Last week I ran 2:51. I looked like this:
Later that week I ran a 6:20 mile. Tonight I ran a 6:10. I looked like this:
Are there 10 more seconds in these legs? I think so. Every cloud has a silver lining.