Wow, I love all the comments on the last post. I am so glad to know that I am not the only one who can get a little crazy while running. :)
Tuesdays seem to be turning into a typical rest day for me. I had briefly thought about trying to squeeze in a run before my doctor’s appointment but I didn’t get off early enough. That was probably a good thing as it was pretty warm when I got home and I was still in a little funk from Monday’s rambling :) So instead, I went to the doctor (yuck) and then just had an easy night. And maybe some pizza. :)
Yesterday, I had the beginning’s of a migraine but I was ready to run. I knew I was meeting M after work to run a few miles. I haven’t run with M since last fall, so I was excited. Then I found out C was joining us-sweet! As I drove up to M’s house, I had to laugh out loud. They were both waiting on the sidewalk and somehow without planning it first, we all wore pink. Like bright pink, so 3 blondes in pink tanks. And blogger fail, I forgot to take a picture. :( We didn’t really have a route planned but it didn’t matter. We ran when we wanted to, walked when needed and talked a lot. It was great. M’s just getting back into running so when we passed her house at 2.6 miles, she peeled off and C and I rounded it out to 4 miles. Now if we can just make it a weekly thing.
While it was a great run, it still felt hard. Granted, I don’t usually talk (out loud) and run at the same time. Then a light bulb clicked- my doctor had ordered a bunch of lab work and I had the blood work done that morning. That lady was a vampire! Seriously, how many vials did she need?! And she left me with a gnarly bruise. That could have made me a little tired. Oops.
That headache that was niggling yesterday was a full-blown migraine when I woke up this morning. It got so bad, that I actually took something for it at work. Our first aid kit makes me smile, I took a “Pain Terminator” today. I love the names they make up for their generics :) I also accepted that the planned 6 miler was not happening. Instead I headed to the lake for a short 2 miles. Sometimes, running can help my head. Usually I would head to the gym for the treadmill but I figured the lake was just as good. If my head was pounding after the first lap, I could call it done. It wasn’t easy but it wasn’t horrible either, actually pretty speedy. I finished 2 laps plus a tiny bit to hit 2.5 miles and headed home for the comfy chair. Interestingly Nike says I ran through the lake tonight-
I did get an inhaler from my doctor on Tuesday but I haven’t noticed any difference in either run. Then again I was never very good at using one. :) But in yummy news, we have awesome customers and I got to enjoy this today- Anyone racing this weekend?
Any big plans?