My body has NOT handled coming back from Florida well! Or maybe I have just worn myself out. Either way, I have been struggling with sinus issues and the cold from hell since early Saturday morning. I finally gave in today and decided to stay home from work. Plans include laying in bed, watching movies and catching up on blogs. I am officially over 300 posts behind. WTF! Oh, and maybe I will unpack from Florida finally too!
It always figures that when I get into a good groove with my working out, I get sick. But honestly, I am happy to be getting it out of the way before the big time training hits. Plus, if I had to be sick over any weekend, this past one was okay with me. I didn’t have too much planned which is odd for me, and maybe it was for the best that I stayed in and rested. I have a hard time with resting. I never seem to be able to just do nothing. The thing about resting is….resting means not working out. Not working out makes me antsy. I feel like I am losing everything I have worked so hard for in the last eight weeks. After taking the end of 2010 off, I came back with a vengeance. I am finally getting to a point where I look at myself and think “Damn…the work is paying off” and I am so afraid I will lose all of that. I haven’t been able to do a workout since Saturday! I am grappling with the idea that I will have to start over! And I feel like the past two years have been a series of starting overs! Even today, after my benedryl coma was over this morning, I got up and did laundry. And since writing that first paragraph, three hours ago, I did finally unpack from Florida. And I won’t lie…I had planned to run…but the simple of act of getting ready to run wore me out and I ended up sleeping for an hour! Yeah, I know….rest rest rest! Heard!
I had hoped to write a little more, but I have been struggling to even write this much. Looks like this cold is going to win this fight too. And I think I need to get back in bed! I know my blog hasn’t exactly been quality lately, but hopefully once I am into my training and racing that will change. Thanks to you all who have stuck through this bit of dry spell with me. Love you all!
Do you have a hard time resting when you are sick? Or resting in general?