As you might remember, I spent most of last week recovering after a nasty cold. I also realized I was having allergies at the same time...but you can't take cold meds with allergy meds....so I was basically trashed all week.
Wednesday's run was ok, except for VERY tight shins & ankles. Youch. (More on this later).
Friday I headed out in the sunshine for 3 quick miles. Ended up with 3.2 at 11:33 pace - not bad considering the hills baked into my route.
Saturday I headed to my hometown to housesit for my parents. Jill joined me - even after a full day of T-Ball with her boys! I LOVE HER! I planned out a route that would take us through the part of Tacoma that I grew up in, and then out & across the Tacoma Narrows Bridge.
|Yeah, it's kinda big.|
What goes up...
We hobbled on, running when I could. My muscle didn't necessarily hurt...it was just...well.....there. Annoying. Got back to the house just when the clouds & chilly wind were starting to blow in. 8.17 miles.
The first thing I do after long runs? Take my shoes off, of course.
Why yes, we do rock the hiz-ouse.
Now, I'm not going to lie. Last week was ROUGH for me, mentally and physically. I've decided a few things...nutrition, weight loss, running goals...more to come this week as I put my thoughts down as words.