Wednesday was a big day.
It was a lovely morning (12 degrees and sunny!), so I ran 5.6km outside. I was aiming for 6, but my knee played up again and I chose to call it quits early. I think that’s just because I was running on the road again, not on the soft, supportive running belt of a treadmill, so it was just responding to the extra impact. It was painful enough to force me to walk on two occasions.
On one hand, I always feel like I’ve failed if I walk during a run, but on the other hand, I feel better and can carry on faster and more comfortably after a short walk, so it’s well worth taking the 30-60 second break and allowing the knee to realign or whatever it is that’s going on inside there.
I’m also looking back and thinking, I haven’t been over 7km in quite a few weeks and really need to get back on the distance building program.
As already posted, I also took TK to the vet, so that took up a large portion of my morning, so I didn’t get the shopping done or make lasagne, but still had plenty of goodies to eat. Having a good stock of muesli (granola) bars and individual serves of yoghurt, fromage frais, and fruits on hand makes ensuring I eat enough of the right things first before I consider eating any of the tempting junk at work. I have cut down my extras by a huge amount just by having snacks and a real lunch on hand this week.
I taught Balance Wednesday night, and although I intended to ‘spin’ when I got home, I was really tired. Not just bored or lethargic, but falling-asleep-on-the-couch-tired. So I didn’t do anything extra after work.
Thursday I turned out to be just as tired! Time to take a serious overdose of Vitamin Bs and Ds! My body is feeling strong, but my mind is as fuzzy as a wool sweater! So I am declaring Thursday a rest day, and have rented a movie and will just enjoy a quiet night with Mat.