Happy All Hallows Eve Eve?
I started to feel icky Sunday evening and Monday morning was no better. I had to drag myself out of bed in order to get ready for work. I still packed all my running gear though. I was so lying to myself!!! It was overcast and wet while I drove to work, but no rain. 5 hours later, the skies opened up and dumped; rain!!!!!! Nowhere near enough to affect the drought but it was awesome to see. I was also surprised at how quickly the street outside flooded. An added bonus was that I finally decided to not run. I figured rain plus feeling crappy did not make a good combo. So I drove home, made it to the comfy chair and crashed.
Tuesday morning, I was just as tired. I was not feeling like an evening of volleyball. However I knew we were down 2 players so I dragged myself there. I always wear shorts and knee socks to play volleyball, but this night, I figured I would try capris and maybe stay a little warmer. Never again! I don’t care how damn cold it is, I am wearing my shorts. My kneepads were pulling down my pants, and my pants were trying to take my damn underwear with them. I was terrified I was going to flash some poor person. Add the constant pant pulling up and my lack of enthusiasm, being down 2 people and it did not make for a good night. We lost both games. I just wanted to sleep.
With the time change coming on Sunday, I know that I will be unable to run outside after work next week. The roads are too narrow in the town where I work, and the lake park has just a few too many transients to feel safe running in the dark. So it will be the start of treadmill evenings for me. Boo!!!! Today I was still tired and cranky but I hit the lake path after work for a very short 2.5 miles. It had been a few days since I had run so I aimed for short and sweet. As it was, I made it back to my car in full twilight. I may have done another lap had it been lighter. My legs felt tired and stiff but the run felt good. It was colder than I planned, my ears were freezing!
I headed home so I could put some things together for tomorrow’s Halloween costume and potluck. I am finishing my evening by watching Nova’s Marathon Challenge. Hoping for some motivation to fight this lethargic-ness I have been feeling.
Anyone have any plans for Halloween?