Holy cow, it’s Wednesday already! I apologize for coming to you so late in the week – it’s been a not-so-great one for me. After a fun weekend, I found myself sick on Sunday, Monday, and then still yesterday. It seems the twinges of a cold that I felt in the last few weeks finally manifested on Sunday to blow me down. Ugh. I am such a baby when it comes to being sick. It’s not like I had a full blown cold with the runny nose and whole bit – I was just really run-down and had zero energy. So I slept for the last three days and now feel fine.
This weekend was really fun. We headed back to my husband’s hometown for a friend’s wedding. On Thursday evening while still in Rochester I went shopping for clothes to wear on Friday since I wasn’t originally planning to still be in Rochester and hadn’t packed anything. While at Target (I’m classy) I found this dress that I decided to wear to the wedding on Saturday:
I apologize for the crappy mirror self-pic, but it’s the only one I got of the dress. I always forget to take pictures when it really matters! Instead I take millions like these when I’ve been drinking:
Yes, I’m a special kind of person. Anyway, that’s what I wore to the wedding on Saturday. The white spots are horses, which was really fitting since there was a horse race on Saturday! Yep, I planned that one well.
From the rest of the pictures, you can tell exactly what I did all weekend besides the wedding. Duh, I didn’t stick to my royal plans of only having 1-2 drinks each night. And I wonder why I get sick. Meh, it was a fun weekend. I think I’ll live.
Although I boozed face all weekend and have been eating crap for most of the last two weeks, I have managed to get in a few runs since we last spoke. First, I ran 4 hilly miles again in Rochester on Thursday evening:
I figured out how to do screenshots directly from my Garmin Connect account. I rock! Anyway, as you can see this time I didn’t turn my Garmin on until I started running so that my splits are all running time. You can also see where I was going mostly uphill (mile 3) and mostly downhill (mile 4). After this run I promised my quads and hamstrings that we would take a break from hills until we are in better shape. They.were.tired.
Saturday I decided to run 5 miles even though I had stayed up waaaay past my bedtime on Friday night. We didn’t go to bed until after 3am! Yikes.
Instead of hills, this time I dealt with wind. Don’t let that weather up there fool you, it was so not 4mph. Where I ran it was more like 20-25mph blowing right at me on my way back to my in-laws. So the first half of my run had the wind at my back, and the last was going into the wind. At one point I wasn’t even sure if I was still moving forward. That gives you a good idea on how windy it was. I’m still proud I can run.
Well, that’s really all that has happened since we last chatted. Well, besides watching a crap-load of Justified while lying on the couch feeling like junk. That is what being sick is all about after all. Till later, gators.