Monday, August 27, 2012

Marathon Training Recap - Weeks 4, 5 & 6

Alright, so I will make this short since I am catching up with the last 3 weeks of my life. It has flown by without much time for me to do anything outside of working, wedding planning and running. Sleep has been a problem and I actually fell asleep one night while working on my laptop. Thanks to my hunny for taking it off of me so I didn't break it!!

I finally got MARRIED on Friday the 24th and just recently got back from our mini-honeymoon. I had a blast and I'm glad the day is over with. It was very stressful and I have been enjoying the last 2.5 days of relaxation we had at my cottage. Nothing like sitting in a floaty chair drinking a beer on a beautiful day.

I really tried to get in as many workouts and runs as possible during these last few weeks but it was very difficult to motivate and get myself out of bed some mornings due to complete exhaustion. Anything in green I completed as scheduled, and anything in red was not 100% according to schedule. Yes, there is a heck of a lot of red here but I'm happy with what I got in. Alot of runs were just shorter than scheduled due to time constraints.

48/6/20126.5m bike3.1006.22 speedwork0
68/20/2012 0Rest16.25300

I ended up skipping a long run in week 4 thanks to being in the ER that day. Basically, went in that Sunday as I was having major pains on my right side, worried it was my Appendix. They ordered a CAT scan, I ended up having an allergic reaction to the contrast while in the scan and got shot up with a bunch of stuff. I was released at about 6pm with abdominal pain since they couldn't find anything wrong with me. Thought it was probably not the best idea to try and run 13 miles after that.

So in a nutshell, things have been ridiculously crazy and I'm looking forward to having some of my life back. I get to spend the rest of this week off of work and organizing my house. It desperately needs the attention as I currently can't walk into any room without seeing a mess and stuff from our wedding.

I will post some pictures soon!


  1. Congratulations on getting married, Lish!

  2. Congratulations!! That is so fantastic! I can see why there is so much red. Lots going on.

    Looking forward to the photos :)

    Sorry about the cat scan reaction. That is weird!

  3. First off, congratulations on your wedding!! I can't wait for you to recap!!! :)

    Second, I totally color my spreadsheet the same way, only I have a different color for workouts "mostly" completed. :)

    Dude bum deal about the E.R. visit, I'm glad you're ok!!!


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