Welp, you’re gonna have one of them weeks….
Last Monday, I was still recovering from my 15 trail miles the day before so I skipped my scheduled tempo run.
Tuesday, I typically run with my running group but my kids were sick, again, and I had to rush home to pick them up from school. The bummer part is that they have to stay at least 24 hours and the next day was the first day of school/work! My husband stayed home so that I could be there on that ever important first day and when we saw the kids needed more time to recover, he stayed the following day as well. 😦 The poor kids can’t seem to catch a break.
Thursday I needed to run to unload some of the stress and got in a very late 4 miles:
I had 10 miles on the agenda for Saturday and I somehow got out of bed at crazy o’clock to get it done. And that’s pretty much all I did. Get it done.
It was the hardest long run so far in my training.
I had to stop and walk multiple times. I just don’t know what it was. The adjusting back to work. The sick kids at home. A case of the bad runs. Or just a combination of all three.
I was not feeling it at all.
But, like I said, I got it done and that made me feel a little better.
Everything is going to be all right.
Weekly total mileage: 14 miles
How has your running been going? Give me a high since I’ve given you a low.
How do you shake out the negatives?