I haven't written a Weekly Workout Recap since the last week of October. A few weeks later I took a big step back in training in an attempt to let my body heal from Adrenal Fatigue and Hypothyroidism. I've felt much better since but my consistency has waned. My first race (a 5K) is this month so I'm resuming these posts to help me maintain consistency and motivation.
I was hesitant to write this post because as of right now I really don't know if I'm going to run the Fall marathon I have been planning to. Its not that I don't want to, or that I'm injured because I do and I'm not, but I've been going through a period of cutting runs short or simply skipping them altogether. I got sick a couple of weekends ago and wasn't able to get out of bed, let alone do any workouts whatsoever. It took about a week and a half to fully recover but then I started freaking out that there wasn't enough time to train for the race. You'd think that would be enough to drive me to run every single mile and then-some; instead I did the exact opposite.
I was humbled this past week by some really tough times during workouts that shouldn't have felt that hard. During my last swim lesson I couldn't finish two laps without imploding. I came up gasping for air yelling, "I just ran a marathon six weeks ago, why can't I finish this lap!"