The upside to starting your marathon training plan with the first week of the year is that it is real easy to slip back into your typical weekly recap patterns. 😛
Coming off Big Sur, I knew I needed to rest but with a race in a month, I also knew I couldn’t exactly become a sloth either. I also wanted to run so it’s not like I was forcing anything. I was trying to walk the line between being smart and eager.
Too bad my body had other ideas…
Monday- Rest We had actually checked out of the hotel late Sunday afternoon and headed home. As much as I appreciated sleeping in my own bed Sunday night, my back was still pretty cranky on Monday. My legs felt fine…except when I had to walk down my driveway, haha.
Tuesday- Rest I took the beginning of the week off from work and I meant to run but I let laziness get the better of me. Plus I went and saw Infinity War. 😯
Wednesday- 2.25 miles New shoes! You have to run when you have new shoes, right??? My legs felt pretty good but I had some discomfort in another area that I wasn’t anticipating. And we’ll just leave it at that… no need to get too TMI here. 🤣
Thursday- Rest Hi ho, hi ho, it’s back to work I go.
Friday- Migraine hell Any movement made me want to cry or hurl. How I made it to work, I don’t know. I’m stupid. I turned the break room into a cave and napped on my lunch. I only made it until 4 before I threw in the towel. Before I left, I had to promise to text my coworkers that I made it home and one took inventory of my outfit “just in case”.
Saturday- Second verse, same as the firstI didn’t even get out of bed until I could lift me head without wanting to scream. So, yeah that was almost 11. I went to lunch with my mom and she drove so I could do some errands and she pointed out that at least the migraine was this weekend and not last weekend. Yes, mom, very good point. That afternoon, I took a long nap, kept feeding the migraine as it was the only thing that helped and went to sleep with an ice pack that night.
Sunday- Rest My head was better in ways but still not normal. I hoped to get a run in but life and plumbing (literal) got in the way.
So, sloth like it was. 2.25 miles for the week.
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