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Week 8 of Marathon Training

Sunday, October 07, 2012

This week was a bust. After the Tower of Terror Race, I think from walking around for 4 hours soaked from sweat, and then not getting enough sleep, I caught a nasty cold. I usually catch it early by eating a clove of garlic when I first feel symptoms, but on Monday, the symptoms were so slight I didn't pay attention. I did my upper body and core workout on Monday and that's the last time I worked out. By Tuesday, I was sick in bed. And on Wednesday, traveled to SC to visit my Grandmother and felt miserable the entire time there (including my ears being plugged the entire day). I had planned to hook up with a running group while there, but nothing like that happened. I'm still not 100% but it seems the cold is out of my chest now, and I am feeling better.

So today I got out there and ran 8 Miles and felt awesome! I went easy and enjoyed it! In the words of the group "Chumbwumba", "I get knocked down, but I get up again!"

Pic of me, Mom and Grandma (Mom is 71 and Grandma on my Dad's side is 90). Hope I get their genes!
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  • v LIABOOTY
    That's a beautiful family picture
    1356 days ago
  • v SUNSET09
    That's an awesome moment with your family, thanx for sharing ! It seems the rest did a body good and you did great! Back in the highlife again! Good going! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1362 days ago
  • v ANDREA0301
    You did the right thing by resting your body when it needed it. Keep up the great work and keep that focus that you so succinctly have!

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    1362 days ago
  • v RESTORED_ME
    Whew! Sis, I am glad you are feeling better. Thansk for sharing the tip about the clove of garlic. Now that you've had an involuntary recovery window, I am sure your legs are itching for a run. I love that song... glad you are up again, a cold is "never gonna keep you down."
    1363 days ago
  • v SONDRAJ20
    You really got hit by a double whammy - first all the bad aspects of the Tower of Terror and then a cold that kept you from working out all the next week. Bummer. But I have know doubt you will be back on your game and back at training very soon! I also appreciate that you blog about the bad times as well as the good!!
    1363 days ago
  • v SPARKLE1908
    I love the picture...great looking ladies all around! I hope you feel better soon!
    1363 days ago
  • v HOAGIE22
    Git Er Dun!!!!
    1363 days ago
  • v NEW-CAZ
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    Nothing keeps you down for long Tia! And I live by that song too! emoticon
    1363 days ago
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