So... I had a pretty crappy week. Felt emotionally drained, zapped, spent. Couldn't quite live up to the strong persona I would like.
I started thinking back to Ironman. The week of CdA I came across a link on Slowtwitch to a video. I immediately knew it was going to be a hit with Coach Paulo because it is aligned with his method of coaching. But it also was just what I needed because I knew the race was going to open up a world of hurt that I'd never visited before. When I felt a low point I remembered the words of Chopper Reid:
(warning- use of the F-bomb)
So today I grabbed my special hat on the way out the door to go for a trail run with Colleen. And the run was wonderful. Absolutely the best run I have had in 6 months. We hit 5.5 miles and I wanted to do more. But I didn't, because I'm saving it up for my big race next weekend. A huge 5k!
I'm gunning for a PR next weekend. Considering I haven't done a 5k in almost 2 years, I think I just might be able to knock back a sub- 25:40. Especially if I HTFU.
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