Yesterday, after getting home from a very stressful day at work, I went out for a run. Tried the barefoot style for 4 miles, and sure enough, my legs felt like concrete poles afterward.
But in a very coincidental turn of events, the hot water was out in our apartment - which meant I had to take a cold shower while washing up for bed. Though I don't like being chilly even in the slightest, I have to admit the cold shower must have helped my post-run soreness. Today, I can walk around without wanting to amputate my legs.
Something good came out of something inconvenient. That's nice. : )