Testing my patience

Yesterday – Run outside: 8.79km/5:45/50:32min + 30min lower body strength

Today – Run outside: 15.58km (you don’t even want to know what my pace was)

Worst. Run. Yet. I can’t even begin to tell you how irritating today’s run was. Which is discouraging considering Toronto is only 6 days away. I felt good for the first few, but then it just went downhill…fast. I had ZERO energy and those damn bricks were back hangin’ on tight to the bottom of my feet. For crying out loud, I’m pretty sure I was cursing myself for at least half the run. It was like I was doing 10 and 1’s for most of it. Not pleased. Not pleased one bit. Whatever that was was it better not show itself for at least another 7 days. There, my rant is done. On to tomorrow.

Remember my post a few weeks ago about idiots yelling/whistling out their car windows? Yep, they were out in full force this weekend. Go get a hobby.

Ok my ranting is actually done now 🙂

Yesterday we visited IKEA. Warning: Unless you are ready to test your patience, venturing to IKEA on a Saturday afternoon might not be the best idea.

When I got home it was like a little DIY project all over again. Although, might I add: since when does IKEA stuff require a hammer? Who do they think I am, Debbie Travis? Why nail something when you can just use duck tape.

New recipe:

Chicken and Rice (UBER easy)

– Mix 2 cans of Cream of Mushroom or Cream of Chicken soup with 1/2 cup of milk and heat up

– Once warm add 1 1/2 cups of instant brown rice and stir together

– Place in large rectangular pan, and lay 2 chicken breasts on top

– Season with powdered onion soup, salt and pepper

– Cook at 350* for approx. 2 hours (cover with aluminum foil)

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2 thoughts on “Testing my patience

  1. Sorry to hear you didn’t have the greatest run! That always seems to happen to me leading up to a race… it’s definitely a little discouraging! I guess its better to get those bad runs out of the way before a race though. Besides, sounds like you’ve been training hard… I’m sure you’ll do great! Good luck and have fun at Toronto! I look forward to hearing about it on here 🙂 PS. I’ve starting including my workouts at the top of my blog – that was definitely inspired by yours. I liked the idea, so I hope you don’t mind!!

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