|I did 3 runs last week (one speed, one tempo, one LSD), 1 Brick, 1 Spin, 3 strength training sessions, and a day of skiing with the family on my rest day! BAM!|
I'm also proud to report that I met all my pace targets on my runs last week! I got over my equilibrium issue on the treadmill and was even able to get my speed workout done without much issue. I say "much" because on my first 400m lap I was still scared and had my hand on the bar, totally afraid to take it off. After that I was fine. It's so weird that running at a 8.1mph pace is pushing it for me now on 400m, where as last year I was doing 9.1 no problem. Takes time to build back up, I just have to trust that it will come back. My running is getting stronger, and even if I don't meet the same paces I did last year that's ok. I have a different goal this year, it isn't to PR it's to Finish a first ever! Very excited about that.
So two great weeks under the belt and sadly not starting off well this week. I caught a a nasty head cold. Monday I spent the morning training other's feeling slightly off but by the afternoon I was laid up on the couch with Kleenex stuck up my nose. I went to bed at 6pm that night (skipping the gym) and slept for over 12 hrs. I think the 12 hrs of sleep boosted me a bit and I made my tempo run and strength workout the next morning, but soon after was a snotty mess and back on the couch. I'm going to do my best to fit it all in this week but at the same time I'm ok with having to modify the plan a bit to rest and feel better. Franky, I will have to modify it. But that's alright. Today my big plan is making a pot of soup and eating it all, and picking up all my kleenex before the dog get's it.