WY I Run... to get out before it snows
Workout: 11 Miles: 3 Mile warm-up, 5 x1 Mile @ 6:45-55 with 60 rest, 2 Mile cool down.
I didn't start my Garmin until about half a mile after I started running. Of course my obsessive brain still had to run all of the miles until they were written in stone on my watch. Damn my Type A. I woke up to rain and wind and trekked to the track for the first time since the marathon. For some reason, they have locked the gate, so I did some jumping fences to complete my workout. I felt a little lack of motivation, but got more mojo by the last few repeats. The first few were a bit hard to muster especially in this weather, but I got them done and there is no better feeling than the two mile cool down to bask in the glorious-ness that those mile repeats are behind you.
I went home showered, dressed, cooked some oatmeal and by the time I left my house... SNOW!
My cousins stopped by the office this morning as they arrived way past my bed time (8 p.m.) last night.
At lunch, I attempted to grow some muscles. I am always sort of lackadaisical when it comes to strength training. While I know it is an important part to running and staying 'injury-free' for some reason I can't push myself the way I can when I run.
I have finished the 'Violets of March' by Sarah Jio and made a ton of headway this weekend. Once I was a 100 pages in, there was no stopping. It was a little different then my usual plots and so intriguing. It takes place on Bainbridge Island in Washington and follows a the story line of Emily, a novelist from New York intertwined with one of the past.