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Sunday, March 16, 2008

Prescription glasses and more...

I have been neglecting the blog for the last couple of weeks, which was due to a combination of factors - lack of running and a hectic work schedule.

I managed to run once last week (on saturday), did a 10k run which was again hard and tough. Could not run the next day (sunday), as I was not in any shape to do back to back runs. This week was a lot better, I managed to do a 5k run on one of my travel trips. Its somehow easier to do a weekday run in some other city. I followed it up with a 12k run today in good time of 1hr 13mins, guess my body was properly warmed up thanks to some continuous standing and running about at a trade exposition on the previous day. Hoping to run atleast twice next week, need to get back in action. And yes my leg strengthening has not yet started, not sure what I am waiting for!

Oh yes, I now have prescription glasses for myopia. Haven't managed to do any long runs with them as I have still not got used to them, as its just been a little over a week since I started wearing them. I did do the 5km run this week wearing them and it was quite inconvenient (need something to keep them in place). Might actually consider using daily disposal lenses for my long runs, if I can't get used to glasses. Plus its difficult to run in the sun without sun glasses.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

ok, quickly post a picture with your glasses. Cannot wait to see it! You will do great, speak with other runners who need to wear glasses to find out what works best. let me know if I can get you anything in this regard when I visit India in May.
TC,
GM.

Girish Mallya said...

Hey yes will do that as soon as I can download pics on my computer.

I have finally started running with glasses and its not a big problem. But will need a band to support it for longer runs (hunting for them).