Originally Posted by Runninlaw
As you may have seen on FB,James ran a 19:42 5k (crushing his goal of going sub-20). How freakin' cool is that?!.
Dang.. we knew he'd do it for sure, but I thought it would be another 6 months away or so. I want to call him a BAMF, but that's just... not.. right...
Originally Posted by theia
, I am cracking up. Last week, I wrote June instead of July twice in one day (actually twice in a span of 5 minutes).
Glad it's not just me! In my defense, it was at 7 a.m. after an hour of boot camp and 4 hours of sleep.
Huhwhat?! (pauses to look up) Ahhh dangit... I didn't even see that until now. Clearly, I did not have my recommended serving of caffeine in my system at that time of day. If an admin can fix that for me (or maybe I can.. will look), that would be awesome!
Nice run! You always amaze me at how you can bounce back from downtime.
Oh... Ron & Missybabe
- I learned that oregano and Worcestershire sauce helped a bit. Thyme.. yeech. Apparently I am not a fan of that particular spice. Still, I couldn't find that 'wow' factor. I put some soup in the freezer, and will try it again later
So... (this is a bit of a cross post from FB, sorry for the duplication), my ortho visit today went well. He was pleased that I've upped my game in bodypump and spinning, (minus those push-press things) but he still wants me to push limits more... that means running. Honestly, I'd tried it a couple of times, but things just didn't feel right. Motion felt labored... uncomfortable.. and the left knee still feels tight. Range of motion isn't as it should be.
Yet.. he wanted me to try. He said pushing through tightness (but not pain) would help to break up the scar tissue that is limiting RoM. /sigh. Admittedly, I dreaded the attempt again. There. I admit it. After figuring that running was off the table, I was afraid to try again.
KP posted on my FB page to use the 1 min walk / 1 min run approach. Usually that would drive me nuts, but what the heck... I figured I'd give it a shot. After all.. this type of stuff is certainly up his alley.
I gave it a try tonight. End result... 4 miles in 53 minutes, completely on the walk/run time frame. Well, except for two rounds where I ran 2x. The first, honestly, I was thinking of quitting. While I wasn't dying, I wasn't feeling good either. A self pity-party was kicking in, but then I remembered that a year ago, I would have given anything just to try..... and then I looked up and saw my RAWR sign on the wall that RIL and her boys made years ago..... Pity party over. I looked at the clock and I was already into the 2nd minute of running, so I finished that one up.
The last time, fairly close to the end of the workout, I was finishing up a run sequence, and Judas Priest's song Hot for Love was ending. There was NO WAY I was going to walk at the end of that song. (it's one fit more giving every last ounce of energy in the last sprint to the finish line.) I also cranked up the speed to nearly the fastest I am capable of and held that for the full minute.
cool. Hellooooo anaerobic state... but cool. Only owies were the right glute (not surprising.)
So.. as a precaution, now that I"m showered and getting my supper eaten, I'm icing the left knee. Let's hope I can still walk decently tomorrow....
Have a great evening, folks. Catch you on the flip side...