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Dragging

Friday, May 04, 2012

I don't know why, but I've been tired and dragging all week.

Last week I took Tuesday off after my races and then began to ease myself back into my running schedule with a 2 mile run on Wednesday and a 3 mile run on Thursday.

I brought running clothes with me when we visited my parents for the weekend, but I could not sleep very well on an air mattress and we were really busy, so I skipped the short 3 mile run I had planned for Sunday morning. No big deal, tho, because I would just get back into running during this week, right?

Tuesday morning I was exhausted and had a headache, so I did what I rarely ever do, which is to reset my alarm clock and go back to bed.

Tuesday night I was up late doing work, so I skipped my run on Wednesday morning. Wednesday night I got to bed a little earlier, but decided again not to run because we had a busy morning this morning. It turned out that I was absolutely exhausted this morning and could barely get myself out of bed, so it turned out to be a good thing I gave myself that extra hour of sleep.

So, here we are and my running clothes that I set out on Monday night are still sitting untouched on top of my dresser waiting to be worn.

So, at least Saturday I'll get some exercise in with 1 mile Susan G Komen charity walk, and then hopefully I can pull myself out the door for a short run on Sunday morning and then get back in gear next week.

I promised my wife's personal trainer that I would join his Tough Mudder team in October, so it looks like I better get my b-u-t-t back in gear and not only get running again, but also start doing that strength training I've been putting off.

Oh, and I need to hurry up and get my money deposited so I can sign up for the Running With the Devil half marathon that's coming up the end of June. And I'll need to make sure I get plenty of warm weather running in for that so I'll be sufficiently acclimated to the heat come race day.

So, I can drag myself around for one more day, but then it's time to find that well of energy I seem to have lost. Where oh where did I put it?
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MARATHONDAD 5/4/2012 9:31AM

    lol sounds like you need a kick in the a@@ hahahha you deserve the break but come on lets get back to it lol. I want to do a tough mudder but there is none any where near me.

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