“I’ll run away with your footsteps. I’ll build a city that dreams for two. And if you lose yourself, I will find you.” —Zedd featuring Matthew Koma and Miriam Bryant, “Find You”
This week was a bit of a failure, in some regards. I rested A LOT. And while I was disappointed in myself initially, now I’m okay with it all. So. Here’s the quick recap.
Monday – rest.
I think I was supposed to do some strength training today. Well, all I did was eat pasta on K’s couch while we watched Bachelor in Paradise. Do I feel bad about it? Ehh. Not particularly.
Tuesday – 3.30 miles.
I decided to shake it up a little and run a different route, since I didn’t have Ole. I went across the river bridge and back, which was refreshing. And a little further than the three miles I intended. But I felt okay. My pace was pretty good – 9:34. Much faster than when I’m with Ole. He likes to run… but he also likes to stop and point at stuff.
Wednesday – rest.
I met with a florist today, rather than exercise. Which was also beneficial, just not for my training program.
Thursday – 2.36 miles.
H decided to get up and run with me this morning! So, we were a little on the slow end (I love him, but he’s not a runner, although his company was greatly appreciated.), which was fine. It was a nice and easy 12:25 pace.
Friday – rest.
We drove to the Windy City! And then walked around a lot, so I guess that could count as some cross training?
Saturday – rest.
I had every intention of getting up to do my long run this morning, but then… there was a bachelorette party in the room next door to us at the hotel, and H stayed out late with his college buddies. So I rested instead. The wedding was a blast, though!
Sunday – rest.
Well… H was having a rough morning, so I didn’t get my long run in this morning either. And then I drove home from the Windy City. It was a long (but very fun!) weekend.
I’m already doing better in week 4, if that helps the situation at all. Here’s to a new week!