Yes, that is me. I have been a major slacker for the last week and a half. It's all good. I really think that a little slacking off is good for you. It reminded me of how shitty I feel when I don't eat right and exercise enough! Today I'm back on track and ready to go! My 10k is on Saturday - I'm TOTALLY freaking out! I did keep up my long runs, but I have totally avoided every other exercise that I needed to do! This past Sunday I did my 5.5 mile run. Holy crapcakes that was hard! I'm hoping the adrenaline keeps me going for my race - my pace was so crazy slow on Sunday. I think that was partly due to the fact that it was so friggin hot! Saturday is a high of 79, but the race is in the morning, so hopefully that makes a difference!
I'm thinking I may need to hit the chiropractor before the race. My tailbone has been hurting for like 3 months now and I just can't take it anymore. I can't help but wonder if getting it adjusted wouldn't help my stride and therefore improve my pace?! I'm going to call in a few minutes and see if I can't get seen in the next few days!
On the awesome side of things.... I got a new laptop! YAY! Now I should be better about posting every day! It's crazy how much I hated blogging on the desktop! That thing is so old, I think it's going to get retired. On some more awesomeness.. I got a dog!!! Pete's coworker gave her to us and she is the SWEETEST thing EVER!! I've taken her running a few times and she is GREAT! She is still a puppy and needs some more training, but so far so good! She is a BIG puppy - 6 months old and over 50 lbs! YIKES! She is GREAT with the kids and super lovey. The only problem is, she thinks she is a lapdog. HA! 50lbs of dog in your lap is not the most comfortable thing! Once I finished getting this laptop set up, I will post a pic of her!
Thanks for sticking around - sorry I've been so MIA lately! Don't worry - I won't ever give up! I just don't roll that way anymore! Besides - I've lost 53 lbs! Why in the hell would I want to start over?!
Have a great day! Oh - and if you could all send some "relax and don't stress about your first 10k" vibes my way, I would really appreciate it! I'm totally scared and freaking out. I really don't want to be dead last!!! - Monica