somethings gotta’ give

April 5, 2010 at 7:31 am 5 comments

week of march 28
total mileage 18.5
asics gt-2150s  257 miles
total 2010 miles 299

sunday 4 miles ~ home tread
average 9:00

monday off

tuesday 4.5 miles ~ intervals ~ gym tread
mile warmup @ 9:00, 4 x 800 @ 3:55, 400 cooldowns, 1/2 mile final cool down

wednesday 6 miles ~ bayshore with buns
average 9:15

thursday 4 miles ~ st. charles loop
average 9:35

friday off

saturday off

can we say fail? what a bust of a week. i started out well. even made sure to run intervals which i haven’t done in ages. but come the weekend i lost all steam and gave into the temptation of sleep, food and wine. in my defense it was easter weekend so i can argue that i was justified in some but in all honestly i simply just didn’t feel like running, or eating well, or getting out of bed, or much of anything really. sab and i did go to a big easter party saturday and to my sister’s at the beach on sunday but i had to be coerced into both. i’m actually a bit concerned about myself. the lethargy and apathetic approach to my days are unlike me and resonant of depression ~ something i have never given into. whatever it is i need to pull my head out of my ass and take back control. i have this upcoming week planned out in terms of mileage and more, and this weekend we leave for NC which will hopefully help break me of life’s rut and routine.

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  • 1. fitandfortysomething  |  April 5, 2010 at 9:50 am

    i think you had a great week of workouts! just because you lost a bit of steam does not mean anything. you are doing great and it is ok to feel blah every so ofter 🙂

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  • 2. becelisa  |  April 5, 2010 at 12:09 pm

    thanks! i get frustrated when i have a plan and then don’t follow through on it. i’m my own worst enemy when it comes to self-expectations. gotta’ learn how to give myself a break sometimes.

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  • 3. sarah  |  April 8, 2010 at 10:46 pm

    4 days of workouts seem good to me.
    i’m hoping NC is a good vacation for you!!

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    • 4. becelisa  |  April 9, 2010 at 7:20 am

      thanks sarah. i need it. xoxo

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  • 5. bgirl875  |  April 15, 2010 at 10:44 pm

    I am sooooo late!

    Well of course you deserve a lazy week, though truly your mileage doesn’t constitute a “lazy” week.

    You’ll be back at ’em because as you said a few posts ago, the bitch is back!

    Hope your vacay was amazing!!!

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