Well, I did not intend to be absent this past week, but I got hit with a nasty virus/cold this past week and today has been the first day that I have had enough focus to write a coherent post, lol.
Tuesday morning, I woke up feeling like my allergies were going nuts: runny eyes, sore throat, etc. so I took some meds throughout the day and that seemed to calm them… Then Wednesday morning rolled around and I felt AWFUL! Like, middle of winter, every symptom on the NyQuil bottle sick 😦 While I still have a cough and a runny nose, thankfully, I can breathe again and keep my head up for more than an hour at a time 🙂 But seriously, who gets a cold in the middle of August… in FLORIDA no less?! I always seem to get sick in the “off season.” My allergies don’t bother me in the spring/fall like most people and I get colds in the summer… So odd!
Needless to say, I missed a week and a half of training 😦 I am SUPER bummed since I have been really dedicated to the program, but hopefully tomorrow will find me back at the gym at it again!
Though I missed week 5 in training, I haven’t updated you all on week 4:
Week 4: 12.82 Miles! (40.55 miles total!)
Day 1: 3.17 miles inside (46 min.)
Day 2: 2.84 miles inside (40 min.)
Day 3: 6.81 miles inside (93 min.)
My long run was mildly interrupted due to the fact that my treadmill refused to let me run more than 60 minutes 😦 Which I found out the hard way haha. I think I might be getting my own membership to the gym soon and would LOVE to add some cross training on my non-run days…Any suggestions would be WONDERFUL!
As far as my new job, I was cleared through my fingerprints and background check to start training, so hopefully that will all get started tomorrow (since it’s all online) and then I will be all set! I cannot wait!
PS I also finally got my hair done today!!!
Stay tuned for the finished product on my next post!
How are your runs going? Are you adding any cross-training to supplement? Anyone participating in runDisney races at Disneyland in 2 weeks?