All day at work I listened to the rain POUR on the roof of my building and I knew that I wouldn’t be running outside. So I headed to the Y after work, got on the treadmill and started my run. Not even a mile into it, my legs starting itching so freaking bad. Like so bad I had to get off the machine, go into the locker room and check if I was breaking out in hives – cause that’s what it felt like. Weird!
I remember one other time this happened to me in college, but my hands were the ones to get super itchy and my breathing got difficult. I went to the doctor right away and she said I had some allergic reaction with the temperature rise in my body. What?! It never happened again, thank goodness, it was super strange feeling. Have you ever had something like this happen?
I wasn’t breaking out in hives today and my itchiness calmed down, but this ruined my workout at the Y. Just wasn’t into it (and the masses of people) after that little situation.
I still really wanted to run. I decided I needed to just run in the darkness. I went and bought a new BRIGHT Brooks running shirt so I could be SEEN by drivers and went on a wonderfully dark 5.25 mile run. The weather had calmed down to no rain and a little gusty winds – nothing I can’t handle. AND no funny itchy legs business…
The shirt is the Brooks Nightlife Equilibrium Long Sleeved Tee, Bright Green. I like the material a lot on it – it’s soft and stretchy and fits to my body rather than hanging off it.