When will I learn to stretch and ice my legs after I run?
Last night, I had to go to work. Some people may think I’m crazy for working the night after a race; however, races are on weekends and weekends are the busiest time to work. I hate to take off weekends if I don’t have to, so I sucked it up and left my name off the request off book. (I did take off the night before the race, which I probably shouldn’t since it’s not like I can sleep well before a race anyway!)
For the majority of the night, my legs were fine. That changed around 9 or so when my legs started aching. Being on my feet all day was really taking it’s toll on my body.
As soon as I got home, I filled up a water bottle with ice and water, got in bed, and placed the bottle on my legs. So much better.
My legs aren’t hurting anymore today; however, I’m still going to take today off from running. Instead, I’m going to take Lexi to the d-o-g p-a-r-k and then my dad will meet us over there when he’s finished with his run!
Moving onto food…
Other eats that have been consumed lately (before yesterday) include (but are not limited to):
An apple butter & peanut butter sandwich
I usually don’t like the heels, but I work with what I’ve got! Plus, I hate throwing away the heels. It feels like a waste of good food to me, so I try to eat them when I can [make myself].
A vitatop with sugary strawberries while watching The Box with Jon Alan.
What a strange movie! It ended up being pretty sci-fi, which I was not expecting. All in all, it was creepy, but not completely bad. I didn’t understand a lot of it (and I still don’t). This may mean I should watch the movie again, but I’m not sure I will! The ending was pretty depressing, to say the least.
Breakfast was cheerios + milk + strawberries
For lunch: I sliced a hardboiled egg, microwaved it, added butter & cheese, and microwaved it again.
Probably could have gone without the butter! My taste buds think I’m country though, which means I love my buttah!
After lunch, Lexi and I went over to the dog park.
She met a Siberian Husky named Kelso. They actually didn’t interact very much.
Did you ever play the “do you like butter” game?
Do you have any idea what I’m talking about?
For my pre-race dinner, I had whole wheat penne pasta with marinara sauce & jarred artichoke.
Well, Lexi is getting antsy so I think it’s time to take her to the p-a-r-k!