Another week goes down in the books! I can't believe I’ll be running this race so soon! I have to admit, I'm actually getting really excited, the longer I train the more confident I feel about actually being able to run this thing. But this week was a little strange for me. You know the saying, “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas?” Well, that was not so much the case for me. My sister Hannah and I were there for an appearance and while I was there I decided to get a tattoo. Not that big of a deal, but in the whim of the moment I thought it would be awesome to put the tattoo on the top of my foot. When I made this decision I was thinking about how adorable it would look in heels and strappy sandals. I was not thinking about healing time or not being able to run.
That’s right, not being able to run for four days. Moral of the story is: Don't get a tattoo on your foot when training for a half-marathon.
To offset the time of missed running I did extra strength training at 212Crossfit. I did also cheat a little by doing some SoulCycle, but I couldn’t just sit around, right? I don't feel like all was lost last week, but I do feel a little behind. To make up for lost time this week, I'm going to add a little more mileage spread throughout the week. I don't feel it will make me or break me in the end, but I'm such a mental nut that I know it will give me peace of mind.
My foot was slightly sore when I went back to running, but after two runs I totally forgot about it. I'm proud to say that so far I'm still injury free aside from the occasional soreness, which I welcome anyway. How are you all doing? What is working or not working for you? Got any tips for me? Leave them in the comments, I'll take all the help I can get!