Hi! I was doing great with motivation and slowly working up my mileage in anticipation of a fall half marathon and then marathon weekend in January, until an injury derailed me and I got to see how the other half lives! I was only able to do very short runs a few times a week (I did complete my half marathon, injury, illness and back spasm and all!) for about three weeks. Now I am getting back into my game but my weekly mileage suffered and I need to start bringing it back up (slowly). However, I am suffering from some serious motivation melt - I want to be motivated, I want to get back into that mindspace - but I am finding it hard to drum up the motivation to get out into the yucky weather and start pounding the miles out again. Short runs are ok! I am also a bit slower than I was before - dropped my speed about 30 seconds per mile. Knee is at about 95% of normal. I am *not* a slacker and my friends are shocked that I am feeling demotivated! Can I get some advice for the group about how you motivate yourself to get back into the game and stay there for a few more months? I feel like I have lost my momentum. I am out of my element as I usually have buckets of motivation! (It has been a long training season: I started seriously training in February as I had so far to go. Managed to keep totally committed, missed only 1-2 runs all season despite a very challenging work schedule that often sees me up and working for 24-36 hours straight unpredictably, and about 40-80 hours a week total + three kids! Lost about 40 pounds in 6 months due to diligence and hard work, and was able to build on momentum. I am no stranger to just putting in the time and the effort). Thanks!