I ran 10 miles in Florida this morning and it was brutal.
It probably didn’t help that yesterday I had a couple of beers by the pool, some wine with dinner, and another glass while we stayed up playing “Mexican Train” last night.
Anyone ever played this before? I just learned it yesterday. It’s fun and addicting.
It was hotter today than the past 2 days, plus I did a hard workout yesterday so overall it was just a rough run today.
This was at the end of the run. It was about the same at the start.
You can’t see it in the picture but my clothes are completely dripping with sweat. You would have thought I just jumped in the pool.
But I got it done and now I can enjoy another day in the sun.
I thought I would leave you with some links to great posts I read this week. I think being on vacation has given me a lot more time to read and comment on blogs than I usually do during the week!
The Lyons’ Share: We All Need to Rest: An important reminder about how important it is to rest and recover! This couldn’t have come at a better time as I was getting ready for my own vacation!
Picky Runner: Graduation: It’s been longer than I like to admit since I graduated from college, so reading Sarah’s post made me think back to my own experience of graduating college and “finding myself”. It also made me realize how much things can change throughout your 20s, and I think that is such a good thing!
Meals for Miles: Plant-Based Diets (thoughts): I always find it interesting to read about nutrition and different ways of eating for athletic performance. No matter how you eat, there is always room for at least a little improvement, right?
Paleo Running Momma: How Many Miles Can You Handle?: A great post about recognizing our own limitations, making sure we recover properly, and understanding that ever runner is different!
SuzLyfe: Marathon Taper Advice: This is a great read for anyone dealing the with taper crazies the week before a big race! I remember before my first marathon I had no idea what to do with myself during the taper…I wish I had something like this to read at the time! And GOOD LUCK to Lauren (Salt) who is running her first marathon tomorrow!!!
What are some great posts you have come across lately?
How are you spending Memorial Day Weekend?
Do you spend more or less time blogging/reading blogs when you have time off from work?