Thursday, November 08, 2012
It has been so flipping busy!! Holiday stuff coming up fast, working two jobs and having speeches and assignments due from students, grading, finals! Oh yeah, and two races in four weeks. Weee!!!
While I am not exactly training as I should I am doing very well running. With the times I get home (close to 6) and the sun going down before it fully hits the sky and weekends booked up, long runs have been really possible. I just can't seem to get up to get ready at 550am, get home at 6pm with no real lunch break besides driving in a car and then go out and run, in the dark for an hour and half before coming home to make dinner. My poor husband would have to wait until like 8pm to eat with me.
I am still getting in runs though. I ran the Hot Chocolate race this past Sunday and Personal Best-ed it! I did 9.3 miles in 1:32:44, so that is 9:58 mile! For 9 miles! While fighting throuogh literally thousands of people all the time. I am so proud. I am hoping for similat results in my half the weekend after thanksgiving. I am hoping to finish in 2:10 near abouts.
So running and I weren't talking for a while but now we seem pretty good. Run have felt better. I am still only running 2-3 times a week when I should be doing 4 at least for training but hey, this is working, my body says it is ok, we are going with it.
I amanged to sneak 20 minutes of workouts in my office this morning. I am feeling the evergy today. I was so tired yesterday. Tuesday is a day I don't get home until almost 10 most weeks so Wednesday is just a wash. So tired I can barely drag myself through that long day. I gave myself a break, didn't work out, bed early. Woke up this morning, awake! Ready to do a workout later. Unfortunately I con't run because, again, I am booked until about 630 tonight but I will have spots, like this morning, where I can get in about 20 minutes and it has felt great so far. I am looking forward to it which tells me I was right to take last night off.
Let's hope I can squeeze in a couple of long runs before the HM!