Sunday, May 8, 2011

Training Week 17 Recap (Recovery)

Sunday - Eugene Half-Marathon
Monday - rest
Tuesday - rest
Wednesday - Biked 7.5 mile, swam 1000 yards
Thursday - Ran 2.5 miles @5mph
Friday - Biked 16 miles
Saturday - Ran 4 miles @5.2mpg, 35 minutes elliptical

I felt pretty blah this week. I was pretty sore Monday and Tuesday, then loosened up mostly by Wednesday. My IT band has been very tight, but this has just become a fact of life lately. My next training cycle starts on the 15th so I am taking this week and next week to play around with my training, catch up on sleep, etc. before I have to get serious.

Today we had my parents over for a Mothers Day brunch. So much food! I made 3 kinds of muffins (cinnamon crumb cake, almond poppyseed, and orange chocolate chip), hubby made cinnamon raisin french toast and chocolate chip pancakes, and I got turkey sausage and fresh fruit at the store. I am stuffed! We have lots of leftovers, I will probably be eating brunch for dinner. Not that I'm complaining!

Hubby and I have this week off. We don't know exactly what we are going to do yet. He is leaving for a 3-week deployment next Sunday so I am just glad to have the time together.

Happy Mothers Day to all the moms out there!


  1. The brunch food sounds amazing. Muffins, french toast, and pancakes sound divine!
    Hope you and hubby enjoy your week off together, and have fun with your non-training week ahead!

  2. MMM...I love brunch. :)

    I've never had IT issues thankfully so I have no advice for you there...I assume you are doing all the rolling/stretching stuff?

  3. I stretch and foam roll after every run, that keeps it manageable. I think it is going to hang around until I take a real break from running. It isn't so bad that it keeps me from running at least!