I think I’m 98% recovered from my race on Sunday.
First off…I don’t remember being this sore after a half marathon ever! No seriously. I have no idea what is going on with my legs. I ran 5 long runs that were 13 miles or more, so it’s not like the distance was a shock to my system, or at least it shouldn’t have been… I guess my take away is that my fitness level isn’t where I imagined it was. I just thought that I would do better. I wanted to believe that I hadn’t lost so much of my mojo in the past two years. But this race brought me back to earth. I’m still really happy with the outcome, it just makes me realize that I have a lot more work to get myself back into PR shape. (I just went back and read the recap from my half marathon PR back in 2010. I can’t wait to have that feeling again!)
I haven’t gone running all week, and I probably won’t run until this weekend at the earliest. My hip is feeling much better, but it really had me worried during the run. I’ve gone to a few classes, including my first hot yoga class.
Ok. So, hot yoga. Let’s talk about it. I knew that it was going to be hot, and actually when I walked in the room, it didn’t really seem like it was that hot. Then we started into the practice and I couldn’t believe how quickly the sweat started dripping off my nose. I actually became fascinated by how much sweat was accumulating on my shins. Have you ever paid attention to your shin sweat? It’s pretty crazy.
I think I like hot yoga…but I’m pretty sure I didn’t like that instructor. I may try another class with a different teacher. Or I may just go back to my Hatha class with the instructor that I love.
Oh! We started ISR swim training with Little G! It’s where the babies are taught to float on their backs if they fall in the pool. We go to the community center every morning for a 10 minute lesson. Currently he’s learning to hold his breath under water and to reach for the wall. He’s doing so great! He cries the entire time he’s in the water, but he’s learning
And he’s still waking up with a huge smile on his face, so I guess we aren’t scaring him too much!
Oh and…his grandpa is spoiling him with new toys from the thrift store…