I do not have a race in the immediate future and y’all, I am so good with that. I need a break. Even though the marathon and San Diego were a month apart I think they were too close. My body kind of rebelled during May, maybe it was trying to tell me something?
Currently, my next scheduled race is October. I won’t last that long, I am already looking at race or two in July but a little break will do me good. Which my body reinforced last week.
I took all of last week off work and that was so nice. I caught up on a few things, ran- err attempted- a few miles and slept. A lot. I mean a lot. I also ate way too much but let’s not go there.
Oh and the puppy got to go to the beach!!
Monday- Rest I didn’t get home from San Diego on Sunday night until after 8. I woke up on Monday tired and sore. So I didn’t do a whole lot- it was glorious.
Tuesday- 3 miles Not good. Nope. I couldn’t even force myself to round it out to 5K. My legs felt ok but the rest of me felt exhausted. Exhausted like I sat on a bench partway through the run just to chill, I was abnormally tired. Grrr.
Wednesday- 3.1 miles Global Running Day! However the smart thing should have been to skip the run. I could feel that my hips/glutes were angry before I even started and I was still tired. But it was Global running Day- how could I miss it?? Stupid. Not my brightest move.
Thursday- Rest So this time I listened to my body and whining legs and rested.
Friday- 3.1 miles Sense a theme here? I headed out for a run in the afternoon but knew 1 mile in it wasn’t happening. Glutes said yah, no. So I walked it out. I tried to look on the bright side and think that at least I was able to finish a podcast that way.
Saturday/Sunday- Rest I took the whole weekend off! It didn’t start out that way, I was supposed to go on a hike with my mom on Saturday. However, it turned out she woke up sick and I was feeling an increase in my lovely side pain. Yay. So with that being said and still feeling off in my hips and glutes, I decided rest was best.
9.2 miles for the week. Could be worse for a chill week but I think I needed it.😀😀
How was your week?