Thursday, August 19, 2010

three things thursday

1. This no-running thing sucks a big fatty.  I didn't realize how much 9-12 miles per week was keeping me sane.  And thanks to the rain, 2 morning rides have been rained out this week.  My ass is pretty tired of the stationary bike.  Oh, AND I didn't go pool running this morning because I decided that eating my weight in melted cheese then chocolate fondue and then drinking the better part of a bottle of wine and sleeping in until 8AM (yep, I'm a sloth) sounded like a better idea.  Ugh.


2. I totally suck at reading a calendar.  I did a long ride last Sunday thinking I had 2 weeks to the Reston Century.  I was planning on doing 2 20-30 milers during the week, and a short ride of 35-40 this weekend to let my legs taper just a bit, as my quads are still pretty trashed from the long ride.  Errrm, oops.  It's this weekend.  I'm a genius.  Oh well, FREE ICE CREAM at the finish!  Woohoo!


3. I just realized I didn't have any ice cream yesterday, for the first time in probably a month.  WHOMP!!!  (We won't talk about how this is because of the massive amount of sugar I ingested at dinner).  I'd like to call it a major success.  YES.

6 comments:

  1. You have a century ride this weekend! Badass!

    I hope you start your ice cream streak over today because a life without ice cream is no life at all!

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  2. Since you are my "commitment to fitness" barometer, I don't feel so bad about skipping last night's swim now.

    Assume one could view and cheer on this Century ride of yours?

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  3. Good luck at your ride this weekend. It sucks to mix up your days and get whomped with that. I haven't forgotten a race day before, but I did mix up distance & location once. Whoops.

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  4. Have a blast at your century. I hope it lifts your spirits some--sounds like you need it!

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  5. Have a great ride. Just go for it. I hear ya with the ice cream deal. I'm trying to "diet" and not having dessert after dinner is killing me. If I make it 3 days without dessert, it'll be a miracle.

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  6. Have a fun ride!

    I'd lose my mind if I couldn't run...

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