Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Another rainy run and now the SUN

I apologize for the folowing written mess. I just wasn't in the mood to blog.

I know, I didn't write yesterday! sooo bad because now I am feeling completely different than I was.

MONDAY recap-

Sunday night I had bad dreams about Shutter Island, a movie I've never seen, I have no idea why. I slept poorly and awoke VERY CRANKY!! Let me tell you, I was in such a mood. Good thing no one else is up at 3:20 a.m. except my pup and he is too precious to be mad at. I have to take him out for his walk and for some reason I feel that 3:00 a.m. is a really creepy time to be outside. I can't even explain why. So, I'm outside and then there are some cats (I hope) fighting which sounds like an evil banshee coming to eat me. This did nothing to dispel my foul mood. Did I mention that it was raining? I began to drive to work and found that the highway was closed due to flooding. Really?! Therefore, I had to detour myself all over the place in a town I'm not even that familiar with. I finally found a cop to give me directions and made it to work. I was cranky all day and appeased myself by promising to eat a pie of pizza when I got home. I was lucky that it only took me an extra 30 minutes to get home with all of the flooded disasters. This is where some big decisions came into play. I sure didn't feel like running and my hip hurt all day so I had an excuse. But I ran anyway, again in the rain. This time it was about 10 degrees warmer and there was no wind so it was pretty nice. To get myself out of the door I said that I would only run for 15 minutes. Of course once I started I felt great and ended up doing my usual 40. By the time I got home I felt much better. My husband and I still got pizza though and I ate 3 1/2 slices and 6 garlic knots. Pretty crazy. I couldn't help it, I wanted pizza and there was no stopping me. There are just certain times of the month that you don't want to get inbetween me and my pizza and chocolate!!! hey, at least I ran.


What an amazing day! After being bombarded by rain since Friday it was amazing to see the sun shinning. My heart goes out to all of the people cleaning up their homes after the big storms. We were so blessed not to be affected by this. It would have been a great day to walk for hours but I decided to take the day off. My hip was bothering me pretty badly yesterday, I ran anyway, iced it, took ibuprofin, and although it felt better today I figured I would give it a rest. I even had to modify my core work-out because half of the moves are done standing on 1 leg and that wasn't going to help my hip. The good thing is that the pizza monster went away. I had no problem going back to eating healthy. Well, that's a slight lie. It was kinda tough but the rest of the week is probably going to be like this so I'm just going to have to find a way to deal with it!


  1. I don't know if you're interested, but I do a stretch workout just about every morning. ALOT (almost all) is very beneficial for athletes especially runners. Some of the stretches are specific to hips. Its currently on a local PBS station here, but my husband bought the DVD's for me for after we move. I would HIGHLY recommend it. If you are interested its called Classical Stretch The Esmonde Technique

  2. Thanks it sounds cool! I love stretching and it has really helped with my hip problem.