|Why you no take me for run, Mommeh?|
My training really suffered. It's been a very light week of two swims, one trainer ride, two very easy runs, and my hip exercises. That's it. I had grand plans to get lots of stuff done today, but, well, I've done a lot of sitting on my butt instead. Sigh.
My runs have been OK. I've gone for 2 miles, 2 times this week, one on the treadmill and one to enjoy the nice weather today. I took it very easy both times and my IT band felt fine until about mile 1.6 each time, but I was able to finish. I'm getting there.
(I also scored some Adrenalines at 33% off. Brooks is having a sale if you shop online.)
I also feel like I've had a slight swim breakthrough. During my swim last night (going to the pool on a Friday night; do I know how to party or what?) I realized I could reach a bit farther. So I tried reaching as far as I could throughout my stroke and I noticed a pretty steady 0:10 decrease on my sets of 200. Hey! It's not much, but I keep chipping away.
I have hope I'll squeeze in 10 different training sessions tomorrow but chances are small. In the meantime, I'll keep working on that job-life balance, just like everyone else. And maybe play a Powerball ticket.