Guess what I did today?!?!
Did you say win the lottery? Because, although a good guess is wrong. I ran.
My sincere apologies for the lame-o photos, I took my camera with us out on the run and guess who forgot the memory card? You're right, Goliath did. Whattta dummie.
I thought about running all day, and prayed I got outta work early enough to see some daylight on my run. Unfortunately, the sun was setting on my way home and by the time I geared up it was dark. Goliath knew something was up the second I got home, and he ran circles around me, barked and stretched. Which is something I should have done....hmpf.
I planned on testing the waters, but I intended on going for three solid miles. With the new orthotics in toe, ha get it? pun INTENDED. I prepared myself for the worst: excruciating pain, like at the marathon and hoped for the best: a pain-free-speedy-few miles.
I got a hybrid. My muscle memory was pretty solid, I expected to feel fatigue pretty early on and anticipated muscle failure. Apparently, the cross training has kept my fitness pretty decent. Unfortunately, my upper respirtory fitness was a whole 'notha story. I am wheezy, probably from the cold, but man breathing was ROUGH. Most importantly, my knee felt great until about a half mile in. It hurts specifically more on the downhill, which is common for lower joint injuries, and the uphill was a breeze.
For our first run back, we had pretty decent splits based on estimates because I didn't wear my garmin, as it hasn't been charged since...uhm...Chicago Half? eek.
I can already tell I am going to have a little DOMs tomorrow, and
I AM SO EXCITED!
The husband and I went for our regular Wednesday sushi date, and I tried two new rolls:
Midnight Fantasy Roll, it's a mix of salmon and yellow tail with minced scallion
Alaskan Roll, salmon-avocado-cucumber in a rice wrapper
Food not pictured: Coffee, Chocolate Chip cliff bar, spinach salad with red peppers and banana peppers, apple and peanut butter
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Did you run today?
What is the hardest part of your workout?
What are some good gifts for runners?
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