Sunday, April 20, 2008

First Fever

I had a rather sluggish and rotten run Saturday.

I was supposed to run 10, with 3 warm-up, 4 at race pace, and 3 cool down. It was a lot warmer and more humid than I like or expected, and I ran out of fluids at mile 6. Great. I really dislike running in any weather above about 72 degrees, and in my perfect little world every run would be in a nice overcast 55 degrees. :)

I also had a hard time hitting my paces and decided to just do 3 at race pace-ish (but slower--boo) and 4 cool down. My average pace was fine for the whole run, but I beat myself up about missing the pace for the 4. I guess they all can't be good, right?

Ah, still got the 10 in. I guess that's good. Next week I have "13-16 with a negative split." I'm shooting for at least 14. We'll see how I feel.

For now, my concern lies with little JayZ. He has his first fever and it's just tearing me up. I just wish I could make it BETTER RIGHT NOW. Sigh. We think it broke this evening, so hopefully he'll be my smiley little guy again tomorrow. Poor little bug!

I'm hoping I'll be able to do a brick tomorrow with some buddies in the evening, but it will depend on how my little man feels. Plus, my body might be telling me to take it easy. I feel pretty sore today, so we'll see how things go.

I talked to my new coach, Emily, yesterday, and she rocks! I am so pumped up for this season! Looking at my countdown clock, I really don't have too long until Cleveland Half Marathon...gulp! I'm just pumped to run with my buddy TriShannon. That'll be the best part of the day!

6 comments:

RunBubbaRun said...

Hope the little fellow is feeling better. It's hard watching your kid sick, especially when they are really young..

Countdown race clock.. Gotta luv it..

Wes said...

I'm not sure we ever get over that feeling we get when the kiddos are sick. They are a tough bunch though, and we give them all the help we can....

Mallie said...

Hope the little man is past the worst of it and grinning again. Way to get the run done, despite the difficulty!

Rae said...

Awww! I hope JayZ is already feeling better. Good luck with all your training!

Chris said...

Awww! Hope your 'lil guy is feeling better soon. Caitlin was sick just a couple weeks ago. She even lost her voice! Her little whimpering cry with no sound was soooooo sad. :(

Kurt said...

This is the first of probably several things that will impact Jay Z. Fortunately they tend to come fast and go fast. Does make it challenging when they are miserable and you can't do much for them.