Not As “ugh” As I Thought

I wrote the previous post – Ugh, And Ugh – yesterday. Alas, it would not post. I saved it as a Word document, and successfully posted it today. I’m writing this separately because my attitude has changed. Continue reading

Ugh. And Ugh.

Race the River Triathlon is in six and half weeks and I’m really half-assing training. The worst part? It’s all self-inflicted. Some of my skipping training has a positive in it – self-care, tending to what needs to be done – but it’s worrying me, nonetheless.

I haven’t run in about four weeks. I have an appointment with an orthopedist next week to check out my knee. I believe I injured it back in February, but I continued training for the Badger Mountain Challenge. Both knees were on fire after the turn-around point in that race. I spent the next four weeks doing a lot of walking and short runs. I thought my knee was fine. Continue reading