Musing #1: naptime should continue into adulthood and be required at your place of employment.
While awake at such crazy hours (last night she didn't go to bed until 10 pm and I promptly followed because I was exhausted from my big 2 hour sleep the night prior), I have been contemplating my pre-run eating situation. I have decided to start watching what I eat two days prior to my long run instead of 24 hours. Perhaps my digestion is slow and therefore I need longer to process the stuff causing me issues. Perhaps I should try something caloric but light like Ensure prior to running?
Musing #2: Stop eating crap on Thursdays and drink more water to help flush the system.
Yesterday we were notified that we are now in Phase 2 of our training plan. Moving on up (to the East Side)! It began with a workout we were to do on our own: Run 40 minutes and incorporate 5 fifteen minute pick ups. Since Vans had a late soccer game I was able to squeeze out that run after work however I only managed 35 minutes because 1. it was a raining, hard, 2. I was under time constraints and 3. my ankle has been giving me a little trouble since Saturday's run. Five less minutes obviously doesn't make a whole lot of difference so obviously my reason for stopping was because of item 1. Nothing scheduled for tonight which is good because I have to work tonight at my
Musing #3: While perusing Phase 2's plan I think my heart stopped when I saw we have a 26 mile training run coming up. Yikes.
The Peanut is also working hard today. I am one of those moms who has spies. Today, my daycare spy texted me the following picture.