>> Sunday, December 13, 2009
Thursday was my last day of self-prescribed rest. But Wednesday, Mother Nature took a dump all over my chest (as seen in the post 2 posts down). So I wasn’t in the mood to run outside on top of all that fresh white crap.
Friday: Lift weights and little core. I took it easy on the weights. I used a little lighter weight than usual, and I did 1 less set than normal for everything - I didn’t want to be super sore the next day, and I didn’t know what “14 days of nothing” really took out of me. Turns out, I was a little sore on Saturday, but not bad. Good “starter” workout.
Saturday: EASY run of unknown distance. It was going to be my first “training run” in about 4 weeks! (And my first run since the indoor triathlon nearly 3 weeks ago.) I purposely picked a route that I didn’t know very well, so I would have no idea where the mile markers were; I’d just be running.
It was chilly, but still a great evening for a run in MN in December:
Can’t you see the sign laying on the ground in front of your van that says “No Parking?!” Ha! I kid.
Oh, and here’s a funny side note: Friday, a box came from Amazon.com. I forgot what I had ordered, so it was like Christmas when I was opening it up. Once I opened it, I realized it was the order that Pharmie wanted me to make for her: