I am back dating some of my training logs, but since I’ve actually started using my Believe I am journal, I have a solid memory of my training. After a stellar week of 40 miles, I got sick. It was mostly a cold, but it nearly flattened me for a few days.
Monday (3/20): Rest
Plague. I felt awful. I had thought that maybe I could force out a few more miles in denial about being sick. Ultimately it didn’t happen. Later that evening I took Robitussin and ended up sleeping for nearly 16 hours.
Tuesday (3/21): Sleep -a thon
I felt terrible, I had completely slept through my alarm. When Lindsey called ( to actually say she wasn’t feeling great and was moving slow) I finally woke up and apologized profusely before sending a text to my school admin that I wouldn’t be in & slept for the rest of the day. I slept for about 16 hours with a few breaks for tea and soup. By the early evening, I forced myself up and out to return a library book in hopes of starting to feel human again.
Wednesday (3/22): Rest
I still didn’t feel great, the cough was gone, but the robittiesn hangover continued. Plus my face was on a mission to drain.
Thursday (3/23): 3 miles (10:37)
Lindsey and I met at SUNY for a few miles. We were both on the mend from being sick, so it was an easy effort pace. I had considered going for 5 miles, but after being flattened for 3 days, I didn’t see the point in overdoing it.
Friday (3/24): 3 miles (10:34)
I made my way out for another 3 mile run. I was feeling a life time better than I was on Monday, but since I knew I wasn’t going to come near the 40 miles scheduled, I just wanted to keep my legs moving.
Saturday (3/25): Rest
I had planned to get at least 3 more miles before heading to Syracuse, but I had a very long to do list to complete. I had offered to drive, so my car desperately needed to be cleaned, plus Joe was going to be in town & my house needed to look a lot less frat-boy ish. By the time I completed my item, it was time for Lindsey to head out.
Sunday (3/26): Syracuse Half Marathon ( 2:15:41)
I plan to do a proper recap of the race & weekend but it was far better weather than last year & I enjoyed the run & where I am currently at for Marathon training!
Miles this week: 19.34
Total Miles: 184.34