Friday, July 23, 2010

To run or not to run..

Thank you all for the advice to take off and rest my body!!!

I wish I would've gotten your advice sooner.  I ended up going for a little run anyway. :)  I just couldn't help myself!!!  It was just a 3.5 mile jog...but of course I could tell I was sick because yesterday and today's runs were a little harder, and the way I was sweating yesterday wasn't normal.  It wasn't that I was over sweating or anything...it was just a different sweat than normal...almost like the cold sweats, but not.  If that makes sense.  Weird.  But I don't feel much more sick- my throat is just scratchy and I'm not super hungry...so that's good.  It was a risk and I think I made it! Wooot!

This morning I woke up in the best mood.  So of course, I had to go running again.  I've logged 26.5 miles this week! Can you believe this?  I know- you probably think I'm insane.  I sound more insane than I actually am.  I'm training for a race, so this kind of mileage isn't unexpected.  But it's a lot for me.  3 of my runs have been 6 milers.  Than I had a 5 miler on Tuesday and a 3.5 yesterday.  CRAZY.  :)  I'm so happy about it though.  I feel so alive- so healthy, strong and good.  And a little sick. :)

I'm excited for the weekend too...hope you all have a good weekend!

xoxo

D

4 comments:

  1. You're die hard....so impressive.

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  2. GASP! LOL! Chuckle.

    You know my vision isn't good--when I looked at your weeks miles of 26 point 5, I thought it said two HUNDRED sixty-five miles. lol.

    Should've had a camera on THAT double take. lol.

    Glad you're feeling better, fierce girl. And thanks for dropping by my blog. I appreciate your comment. :)

    Deb

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  3. My goal is to walk 15 miles this week. I've done only nine so far, but I can make the goal if I walk tomorrow and Sunday.

    OK, how much do you want for three of your miles? Will you take a credit card?

    Take care of yourself and stay well. Hope you have an exciting weekend!

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  4. I'm excited for you Diz... running really does make you feel all those things and you're inspiring me to run even though its my day off.. hehe.. love ya miss ya.

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