It’s the most wonderful time of the year…

Just as I had predicted, this week has been a bit of a bust- there’s one more day in the training week and to date I have just 2 treadmill runs in, one cross training session (i hour of shoveling snow) and tomorrow it looks like another treadmill- and it is set to be a doozy- 6 miles- inside… oh boy. But really, lets be honest here- I went out walking in this winter wonder-mess today and really, honestly, who’s running outside?! I admit that I should have went for it earlier in the week because now it’s hardly walk-able, never mind run-able.

I alternate between feeling panicy that the 1/ 2 is coming up very soon and then patting myself on the back for doing as much as I have this week because, besides the weather, and it being Xmas, I also had 2 kids come down with the flu on Xmas day (it was a bit of a puke fest- but lo and behold everyone, and I’m talking MY side of the family, were still waiting very impatiently for their turkey dinner while I tried handing off a very feverish and snot smeared baby to the ol’man who tried his best to help out- God bless him)

There ain’t nothin’ like the holidays-  Ho. Ho. Ho.

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Author: mamalegato

Mama to six kids, theatre artist, doctoral researcher, voice teacher... slow and steady wins the race....

One thought on “It’s the most wonderful time of the year…”

  1. Sorry to hear about all the puking. :o( A has been sick too, but more of the cold and sleeping a lot type, no puking.

    I did see one person running yesterday. Besides me that is. I was due for a 6 yesterday and after going knee-deep into an ice-water puddle I could only bring myself to do 3 before calling it quits. Everyone looking at me like I’m a retard doesn’t help either… you’ve got to love the honesty here on the East side! So, yesterday I was feeling pretty envious of your treadmill. And I skipped Christmas Day altogether, which was supposed to be a 3 mile day. So, yes, I think we’re all slacking off here on the slushy west coast!

    The first run of my actual 18 week schedule happens tomorrow. I sure hope some of those icy puddles have drained by then…..

    May the force be with you!

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