Back to Exercising Again

I haven’t exercised since the Bay to Breakers!  It’s amazing how quickly time seems to fly when you measure time by the last time you exercised!  In reality, I’ve been on two vacations since then too, so it’s not as if I’ve been home and not working out. 

Today, I walked 2 miles in about 33 minute, which I consider to be great results under the circumstances.  I spent the first 5 minutes warming up at about 3 miles per hour and the last minute or so at about the same pace.  I was able to job for about 2 1/2 minutes total at the 5 minute intervals.  The most amazing thing happened today… my Achilles tendon didn’t hurt.  What I don’t know is WHY!  It’s been in pain since March 2008; that’s over 3 years of pain even when I walk a couple of blocks to pick up food for lunch.  With no pain, I could have walked so much more but because I didn’t know why it was cooperating, I decided not to take any chances in reinjuring myself.