Monday, May 24, 2010

Where is the love.

All day today I have been totally flat. Not quite sure what is happening in my brain but it is giving me the proverbial "You know whats". I am tired and just feel beat physically and emotionally. I don't have my usual zing and I would like it back - NOW. I have a funny feeling the weather has something to do with it. The cold and I have never seen eye to eye and it always seems to be a battle of the wills during the colder months. For the first time in ages I have wanted to just crawl into a nice little ball dressed in the daggiest tracksuit and socks and close my eyes and sleep. It is quite unlike me and it has me wondering how I will cope when winter really sets in. How will I stay motivated to train when the mornings are FREEZIN, the days are cold and drizzly and the nights come to soon?

Maybe I should be signing up for regular Fun Runs! Signing up for monthly ones are possibly the way to go. So far I have signed up for the MS 8km Fun Run on the 6th June, and my first ever Sprint Triathlon on October 31st. But that leaves an awful lot of months inbetween to fit stuff in. There is another run in September called the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival and there are different races - 9km, Half Marathon & Marathon. Not sure which one out of the 9km and Half Marathon. Do I aim high or managaeable?

Hopefully today is just one of those days. Both my boys have head colds and maybe I am coming down with it too. All day today I had trouble staying warm and my hands have been stinging - much like when your hands are cold and you put them under hot water. My lower back has also been aching too. Time to up the vitamins throughout the household I think.

On a happier note. My daughter ran a 4km cross country run today, and although she placed 24th, in my eyes she is NUMERO 1. Taillah qualified for this run on a whim. She doesn't like running but when you see her run you just know that if she trained for it she would be a force to be reckoned with. I am very proud of you Taillah - your my GEM.


  1. It is just one of those days, the daily grinds fo training is hard, day in and day out, somedays are just not there mentally. You will do fine. Fun events are always great, because, they are.... fun. Takes the stress out of it alittle.

    Congrats to your daughter.

  2. BDD: thanks for that. I have woken up slightly better this morning although my neck is a bit stiff. I think my glands are a bit swollen - that accounts for feeling out of sorts yesterday. Today is another day and because all the kids are home I will get on my trainer for an hour or so. My daughter smiled when I passed on your message - thankyou.

  3. I know what happened, you passed your "zing" on to me!!! lol seriously, I hope you are feeling better very soon. S

  4. Sharon: I like sharing the "ZING". Enjoy it and go with it as far as you can take it. I am guessing your training since last Thursday has been awesome. Way to go girl. Thanks for your well wishes.

  5. I hope you feel better soon! Hang in there and I am sure you will be feeling the love again soon! ;) Congrats to your daughter!

  6. Thankyou so very much. She is very proud of herself and I am too. I feel better this afternoon.


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