April 2, 2011

Pizza & Pepsi Fueled 3.5 Miler

Today I had almost a whole pizza at California Kitchen for lunch. Not even a "healthier" one - the one with pepperoni AND sausage. On top of that I had two refills of Pepsi (and the sad thing is, I dont even like Pepsi!). When I got home I felt a bit sick to my stomach (shocker, right?). I got both kids down for a nap at the same time and instinctively thought I should sit on the couch and rest so my stomach didnt explode. Then, a little voice whispered in my ear:

Shamrock Shuffle, ETA 8 days

I hopped on the treadmill and did 3.5 miles instead. My first time over three miles since I got back to running! YAY! I took it slow and didnt mess around with the speed as I've done in some previous runs. It was a pretty tough run and my energy was a bit low. (So surprising since I fueled up so well just prior to running)

Anyway, now I just have to run a couple time during the week (with one of those runs being 4 miles) and I should be okay for next weeks race. At least, by "okay" I mean I shouldnt have to visit the medic tent.


Kristin said...

Way to go! :) Good luck with the race!

Jess said...

It's impressive that you did that on a full stomach! Awesome job!

kilax said...

Good for you for getting the 3.5 in after that! I am always surprised at what my stomach can and cannot handle!