There were only two good things about my run tonight. First, I looked pretty cute.
Second? It eventually ended.
I knew it was going to be miserable from the start. I literally ate nothing but junk for two days straight. I normally have a pretty healthy and well-rounded diet. I stray from that maybe a meal a week when I'll have a burger or pizza. This weekend it all fell apart. Pretty much anything you can imagine that could be around at Christmas? Yep I ate it. And more than one of it. Top it off with a few beers and not enough sleep? I woke up this morning feeling like death.
For those of you that know me, you know I can eat a lot. And that I am always hungry. And that 95% of my thoughts are consumed with what I'm going to be eating or what I've already eaten or what I wish I could eat. This morning I woke up and couldn't stomach the thought of even eating my oatmeal. Yep. Cause for concern. I wasn't able to eat anything at all until about 10:15 when I forced down a Luna bar. This is all VERY unlike me.
By the time I was headed to the gym I finally didn't actually FEEL sick anymore, but I knew my body was going to rebel. Even though I was given a very easy hill program, I suffered from step one.
It. Was. Terrible. My calves were burning (although that could be from my two long runs over the weekend). I was sweating like crazy. And to top it off??? Chub Rub. Yep... chafing. For the first time in close to a year. It started around mile 3 under my right arm. When I started pumping my arms a little further from my body, I noticed it on my inner right thigh. UGH!! I do not WANT to feel the burn. I just want this terrible, miserable run to be over with. I could have just stopped when it started getting really sucky, but then I'd just be a whiny quitter. So instead I was a whiny finisher. Barely.
Someone PLEASE remind me of this thread next holiday... oh wait. That's this weekend. Grr.
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