Wednesday, September 11, 2013

How to handle training in a week like this....

So, I have not had one minute to blog between Rosh Hashana and then my Auntie Marcia died, and I had a LOT of work this week.  I think the last time I blogged was after my 6.5 km walk.  My next walk was on Thursday afternoon, on the first day of Rosh Hashana.

I was all excited and ready to go but OH MY GOD, MY SHINS AND BACK!  We still did our half hour walk out and back but holy cow I had to stop every couple of blocks.  I think its time to take stretching very seriously and also I just want to say I found it weird that I was not sore after the long walk, but I can't help but wonder if maybe that day was fallout from the aftermath.  We still did 2.1 km out and back another (assuming that much back) but I am actually amazed that that was the case.  I was miserable.  I thought if my first walk had been like that there never would have been a second.

So then on Friday we walked to and from our friends at lunch. That was just a km each way, but I was still feeling it in my shins. For some reason the pic shows the shorter walk and I could not seem to get the screen shot right but we did the route that is 1 km.

Shabbat we missed because we knew Aunty Marcia was sick and when my parents didn't show for lunch, we didnt want to miss them when they came.

Sunday, I shopped for the funeral and then made dinner for 20 and after went to work until midnight on the funeral.  I worked a 16 hour day Monday and then a 12 hour day Tuesday and I  am in the middle of at least one more ten or more hour day.  I feel like I got hit by a bus.  My feet are killing me although thank god my back is not.

I don't think working out in these circumstances is an intelligent thing to do, so I won't be but I am comforted by the fact that I also am the very opposite of sedentary.  Very Opposite.  I actually really need to get  back to work so I am going to cut off here but I really just wanted to get caught up before I lost my thoughts on that one painful walk.

I do notice however that my heart rate and breathing are slowing down even in normal activity.  I really am trying hard to work at a higher heart rate while trying not to injure my short fat body.  The last thing I need is knee or hip problems where there were none before....

Gmar Chatimah tova and may we always and only hear good news!

1 comment:

  1. gamar chatimah tova. i hope you get to put your feet up while you fast. i am proud of you and support you 100%. your friend and one of your bigger fan!