So I followed through and went for a run this morning. Getting out of bed was so hard to do; sleep was not my friend last night. Finally managed to drag myself out and hit the road. I could feel my ankle as I started down the driveway, uh oh 😦
I did a route from my house and my mother came too. Usually she walks most of it while I run ahead, usually circling back to her again. She has been adding more running into though, nice! I was dragging today. My ankle hurt, I was tired and it was already getting hot at 9:30 in the morning. Seriously? On the upshot, I got to test my new shorts!
The run route takes us by a cemetery, up a few hills, and down a few hills. Then there are alleys to run through as well as a school, with a few more inclines. I really should be better at hills than I am.
Today’s run was very slow going, but I completed just about 5 miles. While I may wish it was faster, (a lot) it still adds to my training. 😦 I also completed the required 155 squats for the squat challenge that I started on July 1. What was I thinking? I then spent part of my day slacking and icing my ankle. The pain needs to go away.
I was planning on running a few tomorrow but I may push that back to Saturday. My town is currently being invaded by the barely controlled chaos that is the fair. BBQ, funnel cakes and carnies abound!!! I have tickets to a concert tomorrow so I am going to walk down do the fairgrounds and wander around for a couple of hours. That counts right? Ha! Maybe if I wasn’t also planning on consuming one of those afore mentioned funnel cakes. 🙂 And maybe a pretzel. Eating healthy can get back on track on Saturday too. I thought it was hilarious that Word Press chose to highlight the last picture in my last post. All that yummy, fatty goodness right up top 🙂