Tuesday, August 25, 2009
I am beat.
I slept very poorly last night... got to bed a little after midnight, woke up at 2ish by the hubby coming to bed, woke again before 4, woke again like every 15 min until 5AM. ROWING TIME!
So I rowed. We ended up waiting 20min for one of our rowers who overslept. But I think we made up for it on the row! We went out working on some drills and whatnot but on the way back we traded 6's and 8's, and then all 8's the rest of the way back! *PHWEW* My owie was bandaged so I don't think it got any worse, it just hurt a bit when there was pressure on it. It's ugly and pink, but I re-ointmented and bandaged this morning both before and after rowing. I'm hoping the rowing break between now and the next time I row (hopefully Friday afternoon!) will help.
Then I ran a little over 4 miles. It was kind of a hard run today mentally and physically. Not so much in the sense that I was running hard -- I was trying hard to take it easy... but I just felt weary... and now that I look back it was likely due to lack of sleep! YEESH! (I ate some pretzel sticks on the way to rowing and sharkies in between rowing and running.)
Between the two activities I burned a little over 1000 cal today... and I didn't start my HRM for a while into the rowing (which is all good cause we were doing drills and whatnot to begin with for a while anyway I guess...).
THEN I went grocery shopping. Took way too long in the store, but I definitely got everything I needed and wanted. We are SET for the week (and in some items for more than a week, ya know...) Since I'm not in love with the Sharkies for on the run fueling (stick in my teeth like mad! They're a little TOO soft), I saw some Clif Kids Fruit Twist thingie... and thought why not! It looks like it'll be a shi-shi pull and peel twizzler. Only ya know, made with FRUIT and whatnot. I'll try em out on my run this weekend -- DUN DUN DUNNNNNNNNN EIGHT MILES.
Last weekend was less stressful because I've run that far before, but here on out my long runs will mark NEW TERRITORY in length of runs. :) Exciting! It also means I need to look up some routes...
Anyway back to shopping... so then I got home and cooked up some chicken breasts and hard boiled some eggs... and I NEEDED FUEL. After everything was put up I got some PB and pretzel sticks and ate that while watching TV and running back into the kitchen to check on my food stuffs.
I was so beat.
DH and I watched the rest of the show I was watching (CSI: NY) and then an episode of "Save My Bath" (A bathroom remodeling show on HGTV), and then I finally showered. HAHAHA. Got ready, made my lunch, ate some cereal, and well here I am at work.
Ugh. I was hoping I would be able to get a nap in this morning but... I grocery shopped too long and then sat w/ hubby in front of the TV instead.
Tonight I will SLEEP. Oh and then run tomorrow AM.
P.S. - OHHHHHH I just realized why today my protein is so high and carbs so low on remaining -- I adjusted my calorie burn yesterday and it readjusted my intake back to Spark Ratios. I think I'm gonna keep aiming for high protein but leave the ranges as they are in Sparks. I expect my body will be wanting more and more carbs as I run longer and longer and that was my plan before anyway so here I go!