So last week, I pretty much had to trade these:
Because my knee has looked like this:
Compared to my regularly scheduled training, last week’s workouts seemed non-existent! I went to the gym 3 times and got in two really good pool workouts that left me feeling “worked” even though I wasn’t running. The pool has also been a really nice change of pace and I have to admit that I kind of enjoy it 🙂
My knee is feeling MUCH better and I may sneak out for an easy 4-5 miles this afternoon before I head to the chiro (ssshhhh don’t tell them!) I figure if I’m crooked after my run at least they’ll crack me back into place 🙂 Hurricane Irene decided to knock out Internet service at our office so I’m happily working from home today — which gives me the opportunity to head out for a nice run in GORGEOUS weather 🙂 I’m nervous to run but I need to get my head back into the training game (even if running is still limited). I fear that if I’m too complacent, that I’m going to lose sight of my goal and NYC will be an epic FAIL.
If I have to keep up with the pool workouts, I’ll just have to accept it and do my best to stay in shape. Besides, Arthur agrees that pool workouts are fun:
Omar, on the other hand, suggests I rest and keep weight off my knee:
Keep your fingers crossed for me that I don’t fall off the training wagon! I love running, but if I’m out of the game for too long, it’s REALLY hard for me to get back into it!