After 7 months without doing My Weekly Mileage I decided to come back and share with you my experiences while training for my 6th marathon.
Since I last posted on MWM a lot has happened… We went to Panama and Colombia to visit my family, we got a dog (my sweet little coco Deen),I became a lululemon ambassador, I’ve ran a few half marathons and got a new PR in that distance and I also completed my second Half Ironman.
Last week was a good one… I started by training hard for my next big race and then we decided to go to Albany to visit Bobby’s daddy before the holidays.
I absolutely love going there! The drive is full of cotton fields and tiny little towns that make me feel like I’m on a movie set. We visited only for two nights but we had the best time! We ran errands, went out to eat and made endless fires with pinecones to keep the house warm. I love spending time with Bobby’s dad and his wife…
Last week, as almost every week around here, was pretty busy…
On Tuesday we had the opportunity to go support the YMCA of Coastal Georgia by being the judges of a cookie competition (what a tough job 😉 ) We learned a lot about the organization and hopefully we’ll be helping them a little bit more with their kid’s nutrition system.
Hi!!! I haven’t been around for about two weeks so I’ll be posting double workouts around here…
Well, these days have been very emotional for me. It may sound stupid but the fact that I couldn’t run frustrated me big time. I finally went to the doctor and he told me I could run slowly and short distances so I’m feeling better!
Another recovery week is behind me… But now it seems that I’ll have a full month of recovery instead of just a couple of weeks.
On Monday I went for an easy 7 mile run and I felt fine but when I tried to do the same on Tuesday I ended up walking back home. The pain on the outside of my right knee was so intense that I couldn’t even jog. I iced it, used the foam roller and three days later, when the pain was gone, I tried to go again but the same thing happened.
I just realized that my Sunday’s weekly mileage motivational posts have become more of like a Monday or Tuesday post… Sorry about that but apparently there’s always something going on around here on the weekends and now I finally got the chance to seat in front of my computer to share with you a little bit about last week.
Last week was one of the slowest weeks of my life… Do you know when you are waiting for a specific day and it seems to never arrive?
I feel I can’t remember anything that happened until I lined up at the starting line of the NYC Marathon on Sunday but let me think…
I can’t believe all the hard work is behind me and that I just have 5 days to go until race day!
This week was pretty similar than the past ones: work with clients, dinner with friends, training and no wine drinking … yes, NO drinking! This time I decided I was going to cut alcoholic drinks 2 weeks before race day and I’ve been doing good… I just cheated on Saturday at a Halloween party with one beer!
This was my last “serious” week of training for the NYC Marathon so I wanted to give it all I could…
We had a dinner party at the house that turned into a great evening with friends surrounded by pizza, salad, champagne, beer, wine and more wine!
Three more weeks until marathon #5! How crazy is that? I can’t even explain you how happy I am… I’ve never been soooo looking forward to a race in my life! Not even to Boston!