Well its Thursday again which means as usual its time to think out loud! Let’s see, what have I been thinking about this week?
Aren’t I always thinking about running? This week running has been really good. Besides the little foot scare earlier in the week, I have felt great. I hit all my splits right on target for Wednesday’s workout and my body has been cooperating nicely. But really, I think it has a lot to do with the weather. While it’s gotten a little warmer as the week has progressed, it was in the 60s early in the week and felt perfect. Plus, I’ve been catching these awesome sunrises. Another week that has helped me to remember why I love running so much!
I have to give at least some of the credit for my awesome runs to my new foam roller. (By the way- I’m guest posting today about foam roller over at Michele’s blog- The Paleo Running Momma!) Last week my new foam roller was delivered- the Trigger Point Grid X aka my new torture device. It hurts but I get my foam rolling done much faster because I start to feel it right away. Some of my muscles have actually been sore from this thing. I guess maybe you adapt to using a foam roller and after a certain point it doesn’t help as much anymore? Who knows, but at this rate I’ll be using some sort of steel rod within the next 2 years.
How is it already almost Labor Day? I’ve said it before but I’ll say it again- WHERE DID THE SUMMER GO? I feel like I was just waiting for summer to start. Anyway, the one good thing is that there is no Grand Prix in Baltimore this year! I dreaded Labor Day the past few years because it made things crazy downtown with road closures and tons of traffic. But instead, we get to have a new casino opening downtown as well as Orioles and Raven’s games…so I’m sure there will be plenty of traffic anyway. I guess that’s what you have to come to expect living in a city.
I’m writing this post on Wednesday, I’m already looking forward to having some wine on Thursday night. I just have to survive my 800s Thursday morning- yuck.
Yup this is a random one but I think its something we can all relate to. The only socks I really wear are running socks, and they are all pretty different so each has a specific match. Well lately I have been convinced that my washer has been eating them. I think I lost like 3-4 over the past month. And I have the ones with L and R on them (Have you read this article?) and I keep losing the right socks and there is no way I’m wearing two left socks. Just the thought on wearing different socks on each foot makes my skin crawl, and I definitely couldn’t wear a left sock on my right foot. Luckily last night I found one missing sock in my yoga towel!
I found it at the end of class because I didn’t open the towel all the way. I’m really glad it didn’t fall out during class- that would have been weird and embarrassing.
What kind of foam roller do you use?
Do you lose as many socks as me?