This week was a bust.
And, I was a dud.
Anyone looking at my training for the week might think I had been sick or something. Nope. Not the case at all. I was actually at a work conference in Shelton and had taken all my gear to work out! I even brought my bike and trainer. The hotel had a pool. I had no great excuse, other than I didn’t want to miss dinner, which seemed to be an hour after our last class. So, training was pretty much non-existent. A mere five hours was all I could conjure up. Needless to say, I have been cranky with myself and disappointed to lose valuable time.
My coach, Daryl, is ever understanding and accommodating to my crazy work schedule.
Monday, May 6th – SWIM –
I started out the day with a raging headache and kink in my neck from sleeping wrong. I thought a swim might work it out. Nope. Not at all. I gave it a good 30 minutes before calling it. Disappointed … I left after only completing 1000 yards. Poo.
Tuesday, May 7th thru Friday, May 10th
Bust! Bust! Bust! I squeaked in 20 minutes of the bike trainer on Wednesday morning, but seriously, this was not enough to even count towards my weekly mileage or time. Suck. Major suck.
Saturday, May 11th – RUN & SWIM
Since I missed my long run this week, I decided to go run for an hour prior to meeting the TRI group I coach. This was fabulous as I missed running in the worst way and couldn’t wait to get out there. I broke out my new Brooks Pure Drifts for the trails around Lake Padden and they were awesome. I then ran with the TRI group and coached them on running the backside hills. What a great group of athletes!
Sunday, May 12th – LONG BIKE –
Mother’s Day! I spent the day cleaning and catching up on chores. I didn’t actually get on my bike until around 4:30 pm. My plan called for 3.5 hours on the bike and a 30 min run. I completed 2.5 hours on my trainer and called it good. After all, it was Mother’s Day and the Survivor finale was on. Plus, I was starving.
So, here’s to a better next week and being back on track.
Overall Training Hours completed for Week Nineteen: 4 hours and 59 minutes (ACK!)
not enough miles of running
not enough miles of biking
not enough miles of swimming