I have been swamped with work and home balance and the first thing to get the back seat is my blog and facebook, which means the second thing to get the nix is my running. HORRIBLE, I know. The more stressed I get the less time I have to run, the less I run the more stressed I get....and the cycle spirals out of control unitl I yell at The Hubs and then he tells me to eat a snack then I
|Deserted NC road...|
I made it 8 miles last weekend. My legs and calves were so sore and I was running solo. My brain was going to have nothing to do with 15 miles. I tried to solve my sore calves by eating expired Gu....which I had NEVER even considered or new could be possible until Caution:RedHeadRunning mentioned it in a post.... I didn't care, at least not enough to not eat it. I needed something to help me get home....it didn't help. I ran/walked the 5 miles I had left. With my tail between my legs. Yes. I have a tail.
|Expired GU....bad that I ate it???|
My Garmin was dead and so I ran old school style with my G Shock. It was cool.
When I got home I was starving and freezing so I decided to make myself a protein shake.
Pin It Here is my recipe:
-A glob of crunchy, all natural peanut butter
-2 scoops of vanilla protein powder
-5 Tbls of Chia
-1 cup of milk (whatever kind you use)
-5 ice cubes (would have done more but I was freezing)
-a splash of water to thin it up a bit
DELICIOUS! Go ahead, give it a try!!!
This will be a better week....It HAS to be...I have to get it together. I have a half marathon in 3 weeks that I keep forgetting about...