But, first things first- I hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving!
Ok, back to the boo, maybe boo boo would be more accurate. Grrr. Remember how the week leading up to Las Vegas was spent mostly resting due some leg pain after a long run. However Vegas was mostly fine and I had 2 good runs the week after. Followed by a not good one. Then last week happened.
You know that feeling when you’re wearing form fitting clothing but have a band-aid on and that band-aid starts to come loose? Kind of like it’s not quite flapping around but definitely is not right either.
That’s how my left leg felt on Monday during my run. Thing was, I wasn’t wearing a band-aid. So what the hell was I feeling?!! That’s not normal! I have a pretty high pain tolerance but Monday’s run attempt pretty much resulted in me slamming on the brakes for the rest of week. But my leg kept hurting. Grrr. There are words I refuse to use that kind of rhyme with best tractor. 😒
So what did I do?
Monday- 2 miles A slow, painful crawl in the dark.
Tuesday– Of course just as I decide I need to take some time off, super pretty new shoes arrive. I forgot I ordered these after getting home from Las Vegas last week.
Thursday–I vicariously enjoyed everyone else’s Turkey Trot’s while I iced my leg from the couch.
Friday– Does putting up the work Christmas decorations count as a workout?
Sunday- 8 miles on the bike. I really wanted to run but I can still feel oddness in my leg so I talked myself into being smart. I was tired of being a lazy lump though so I decided to test the leg on the bike. I tried to keep a steady pace and not push things. If I felt even a twinge I backed off.
So yeah, that was a crappy week. As for the week to come. I packed my gym bag and as of right now, we’ll just see what happens. Fingers crossed!
In other news, I have already watched so many cheesy Christmas movies thanks to the Hallmark/ Lifetime channels. My DVR is getting the workout that I am missing. 😛
How was your week?
Did you run a Turkey Trot?