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february running recap

I ran 8 miles in February! Not all at once, of course, but spread between the four times I got outdoors.

Yesterday I rounded out the month with a 5k, 3.1 miles of dodging puddles and ice, enjoying the 40 degree temps we were having. I feel decently okay today, which is reassuring that I'll be able to survive a 15k  in mid-April that Gina talked me into.

But I'm not sure I know how to do this postpartum running thing.

I wasn't even thinking about running at this point postpartum with Ulla. Physically I don't think I would have been able to. I don't really remember when I started running but I think it was closer to 5 months (per this post), slogging out 10:20 miles.  My return was so slow and inconsistent that I wouldn't even call it training. It was just... running. When I felt like it. There was a brief ramp-up to Grandma's Half, just so I could survive it, but then things fizzled again through that summer. And then I spent 14 weeks actually training so …