Sunday, January 23, 2011

Training Fatigue

Just under 2 weeks away from Rocky and my body is beginning to really let me know how much I've been using it lately.

Little aches and pains that, at times, are a little more than "little" aches and pains.  I seem to be having hamstring issues on the left leg and sciatic pain on the right.  Neither seems to bother me while running, but afterwards, I feel like a little old lady limping around.

I'm really fatigued today, so I ditched my scheduled run.  I am seeing a lot of bruising popping up in weird spots.  These two symptoms tell me that my iron is probably low again, so I'm doubling my intake and praying I get some energy back soon.

I am looking forward to Rocky.  I wish I was more excited than I am, but right now, I just want to get through it, survive, and then rest.  Not sure if this is a normal feeling, but it is my normal right now.

I am officially in taper mode and I imagine many drawers and closets will get organized over the next two weeks.  Or maybe I will just delve into the Harry Potter books I've always wanted to read...

Happy running!


  1. I saw on TV once that you want no more than 4-6 bins for org. per room! LOL

    Enjoy the taper, enjoy the rest, and I'll be praying for you!

  2. Hooray for taper, and enjoy Harry Potter.