This week, everything felt like a giant game of catch up. I’m not sure how I got so far behind, but… here we are. Some weeks are like that, I guess. It was not a stellar week for workouts, but we did get plenty of family time, and we started celebrating for A’s 13th birthday next week.
Sunday – 3.07 miles, walking + SSOD Abs + Arms, 23 minutes
Rainy, rainy, nasty day. And that was ok. I dodged the raindrops for a bit of a morning walk, and we spent the rest of the day just hanging at home. Nothing fancy.
I followed it up with an Abs and Arms workout that left me one fire! I am all for a challenge, and this tested me to the limits! I was sore (in the best ways) for several days!
Monday – 4.5 miles, bridge repeats
This bridge run wasn’t quite as productive as last week’s but movement is the name of the game, right?
Tuesday – 5 miles, running + .53 miles, walking
Friends, I was keyed up today! After all, it was time for our second doses of the vaccine. First, we ran.
And then, while A worked on some exams, we headed off to the community center for our shots. I was so anxious and emotional. I think I almost cried when the volunteer administered my dose. This time, they asked me to wait 30 minutes, due to my ibuprofen allergy, but all was well.
Wednesday – 3.7 miles, walking
Another rushed morning. On the plus side, I had virtually zero side effects from the vaccine. Mr PugRunner did not fare quite as well – he had a very sore arm and he was a little achy. By the time I got back from my walk, he had had some coffee and Tylenol and felt much better.
Next up, I had my consult with the oral surgeon that morning.
Long story short: my wisdom teeth have to go. We scheduled for May 26 in the morning, and I am beyond unhappy. Dental anxiety is real, even though I know it’s necessary and that I am in good hands. I’m sure you all can’t wait for posts from my recovery bed.
Thursday – rest
Happy Earth Day!
On Thursday, we took a much needed family day. Sometimes, you just need to go off the grid. No regrets.
We also received Luna’s new collar from RoadID. This one fits her a lot better (she’s got a tiny neck), and I love the green on her. The pink will fit her better in a few months, but we will be able to swap out between the two. Yay. Want one for your pooch? Code RUNSWITHPUGS will save you 25% on your order from www.RoadID.com.
Friday – 5 miles, running + 2.27 miles, walking
Back in the game, with a nice five mile run. It was actually quite chilly when we went out and I was underdressed for a few miles.
In the evening, we went to our local food truck Friday. Our favorite ice cream truck just added stuffed potatoes to their menu, and I was in heaven. Yum.
Saturday – 7.2 miles, running + 1.45 miles, walking
So, we were supposed to return to the marine lab to work on placing the oyster blocks in the water, but plans changed, and my morning opened up for a run.
J joined me for a long-ish run. It was so humid and sticky, and not even the sights of deer and peacocks could make it a fabulous run. Back to back runs are hard, but we crushed it.
That evening, some of the neighborhood kids planned to camp out in the yard to celebrate A’s birthday. They had some pizza and cupcakes and watched a movie projected on the side of the house. It was a low key and lovely night for them.
Since I’m catching up and very late, I will set up my goal tracker for next week. My runs were down, but my miles stayed fairly strong. I’m bummed that I’ve missed out on several double digit runs, but I will get back to them in time. Strength training is going really well with the Studio SWEAT OnDemand platform. I didn’t have as much access to my weights last week, but I’m going to do great this week!
This week is A’s actual 13th birthday. We’re going to take off to enjoy it with sneaker shopping and a nice patio dinner at one of his favorite places. We will also see his grandparents, which will be so nice. Hopefully, I’ll finally be able to catch up!
How was your week in training?
Do you feel like you’re playing catch up?