it's been quite some time since i blogged... but i miss it! so, this post is just to tell you that i plan to resume blogging. i owe you a recap of the nike women's half, and i have an outline of a post to tell you about my injury and recovery.
i think i am finally healed enough to legitimately start training again. too bad it is 100 degrees and i'm woefully out of shape. today i ran 3 miles on the treadmill - with 2 minute walk breaks between each mile - and even an 11:00 minute mile felt hard. yikes!
given how out of shape i am and how nervous i am about re-injuring myself, i haven't yet signed up for any fall half marathons. i think i'm going to take my training nice and slow, and then decide in october if i'm up for any longer races. i have one potential november half in mind, but i don't want to sign up until i'm able to be more consistently pain free.
instead, my friend allison convinced me to sign up for a 5k with her. scott signed up too! that's in mid October, and seems much more doable right now. so for now i'm going to try to run 3-4 times per week, without any speedwork, and with weekend long runs in the 5-6 mile range until it cools down at least a little. i also REALLY REALLY need to keep up with my core/hip/leg exercises that my physical therapist has instructed me to do. if in a month i am feeling pretty good, i might start some speed once per week and start increasing my long run distances.
so, i guess if i manage to get back into blogging i will keep you updated on my training... but what else should i blog about? cooking [assuming i cook]? redskins? fantasy football? whatever television shows i am watching? my puppy?
leave a comment and let me know what you'd be interested in reading!
|we got a puppy in January. her name is Isis.|