What’s up party people?
Yah, no, I’m never saying that again.
Last week was a typical work week. I got in a few miles, did some yoga (say what?), probably watched too much TV, probably ate too much food, definitely consumed too much popcorn while watching Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Oh and I Twitter stalked the Western States results. As one does.
Monday- 2.32 miles I headed for the lake path after work hoping that the combo of the dirt trail and the flatness of the loop would be good for my foot. It was a little warm- mid 80’s but I was only out there for a short time so how bad could it be? Good lord, I was sweating so bad in those short 2 miles- what gives? 😛 However, as long as I focused on my form and how I landed on both my ankle and my left foot, it wasn’t a bad run. I was feeling a little encouraged.
Tuesday- Rest I wasn’t going to be stupid though and push it.
Wednesday- Rest I was actually supposed to attend a business mixer after work but I ended up feeling super nauseous and sick to my stomach towards the end of work so I ended up just going home. Which sucked because I was planning on running after the mixer too. However when I got back to town, I realized those plans would have been scrapped anyways as town was blanketed in smoke due to a brush fire on the army base.
Thursday- 3.14 miles It was 60 degrees in work town and 100 in home town, where do you think I ran? Yeah, I never claimed to be a genius. It actually didn’t feel that hot but I tried to be smart and made sure I took walk breaks consistently even if I didn’t feel like I needed them. I also made sure I had plenty of hydration on me. Overall, this was a decent run and I only one odd twinge from my foot.
Friday- Hey, migraine, I didn’t invite you to the party.
Saturday- Yoga My migraine was still an unwanted visitor when I woke up in the morning and it never really eased up. It was another really hot day so I wasn’t going to push it with my head already being on the edge. Instead I started a yoga series in the evening.
Sunday- 5 miles/ yoga Temps in the 80’s felt pretty marvelous after the previous few days. I wasn’t feeling like running though so I kept putting it off. Truthfully I just wanted to take a nap. But I made myself change and lace up my shoes and get out there for a few miles. I told myself to do 3 but I was feeling ok so I ended up doing my neighborhood “easy” 5. I shouldn’t call it that… the hills make it feel the opposite of easy. I later did the second yoga video.
10.5 miles for the week. Well, at least the number is going up and I think my foot is starting to cooperate. Fingers crossed.
How was your week?
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