…and just like that, another week has come and gone and it’s time for another Weekly Wrap!
Monday, July 23
The day started off pretty crappy. I woke up to an alert that someone tried to use my AMEX card to make a $1,000 purchase on BestBuy.com. I called them immediately (did I mention it was 4:00am?) to tell them it was a fraud charge and cancel the card. Then our flight back home was delayed by 2.5 hours. We specifically picked an earlier flight so that we would have most of the day free when we got home…that surely didn’t happen lol. Luckily the pilot and flight crew were awesome and kept us updated on the situation. When I got home I had two clean, do laundry, go grocery shopping, etc. Needless to say, a workout didn’t happen that day, but here’s a photo of all the medals from race weekend!
Tuesday, July 24
No excuse here, just didn’t feel like doing anything after a crazy day at work.
I also have an update on my hand. I went to the doctor to get X-rays and see if they could tell me anything. The x-rays showed that everything was normal, but the doctor thinks that the IV could have irritated a tendon in my hand since I had some swelling in the area. He told me to take 2 Aleve everyday for 10 days and to also ice the area twice a day. I was hopeful that would help!
Wednesday, July 25
Speedwalk (30 minutes) / HIIT Spinning class (30 mins) / Leg workout (10 mins)
I really didn’t have a clue what I wanted to do so that’s why I skipped my normal weekly boot camp class. I decided to do a mix of things just so that I wouldn’t get bored!
Thursday, July 26
3 mile run + a quick upper body workout.
I enjoyed a nice and easy 3 mile run after work. I haven’t done an arm workout in a while so I added a quick 10 minute upper body workout after my run.
Sidenote – Who would really pick abs over pizza?!
Friday, July 27
No workout, but I did a lot re-organizing of item at my job and at home so maybe that counts for something?
Saturday, July 28
3 mile run (100% humidity – ugh)
Originally I wanted 5 miles. Then when I got outside I bargained with myself to do 4 miles. Then the humidity completely drained all my energy so I had to settle on 3 miles and a half mile cool down walk.
Sunday, July 29
Spinning (60 minutes)
I woke up early to do a class on the Peloton bike. It was with my favorite instructor (Robin), so of course it was a great class/sweatfest. I volunteered this morning at an event and I had to be there at 9:15am so I knew I wanted to get my workout done before that.
Total Weekly Mileage: 6 miles
Weekly Weight Loss: -1.2 pounds
Grade This Week – A
Does anyone else get the post-race blues? After such an epic weekend in Chicago, it was hard for me to get back into the swing of things. It’s hard when you look forward to something for so long and then when it actually happens and it’s over, it’s kind of like – Now what? Hopefully we can plan another epic blogger/race weekend meet up soon. I really miss all the ladies!
My mom had an appointment with our ART doctor on Thursday. I didn’t have an appointment but tagged along, and I’m so happy that I did. We were talking to him about our weekend in Chicago (he’s also a runner/triathlete) and he asked me about the compression glove I was wearing on my hand. I explained the situation and he took a look at it. I don’t know how he did it, but whatever he did has helped so much! I’m no longer in pain when I have to carry something, turn a doorknob, etc. I’m so thankful for him and his expertise!
A few days ago I started thinking about the Fall races I have on my calendar. I have Rock ‘n’ Philadelphia 5K/Half Marathon in September and two more half marathons in October, so needless to say, it’s time to start getting back into a training routine. My training will be a little different this time. While I’m feeling almost back to 100% normal, internally my body is still recovering (when it comes to my red blood cells, etc) so I get tired easier. I’m really going to work on getting my endurance back to where it was so I may do more cross training vs running – it all depends on how my body responds to everything. I’m not going for a PR, so I’m sure that everything will be fine!
That’s it for this week – thanks for reading!
How was your week? Do you have any Fall races on the calendar yet?
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