Huffing and puffing away!
Friday, August 20, 2010
So yesterday I decide that I am going to make an attempt to run on Friday. Cause hey, I ran 1/2 mile before my weight lifting and I felt pretty good. My breathing wasn't the best but my body was sure ready to run. So I tell my running group that I am in for the Friday run.
Feeling very excited this morning I made sure I was all ready to run. Had plenty of water, made sure my medicine was taken early enough, etc.... I get to the YMCA and started up the stairs when the breathing hits me. UGH.... Darn it! I forgot to take my inhaler before heading over. Already huffing and puffing going up the steps. Shoot... well I should be ok. We were going for a short 3 mile run. I can make it.
Head outside and the air is thick and sticky. Cooler temps but you could just feel the moisture in the air. But we head out for our 3 mile run. I make it 1 1/2 miles and my breathing is horrible. It felt like I just started running.... almost felt like I was a smoker or something. Not a good run at all.
I made it though the full 3 miles but did have to walk a little.
Just goes to show how important breathing is with your exercising and sports. Like I said, my body was ready and willing to go long distances but my lungs weren't ready yet.
So I am hoping that by next week I should be back up to par and will be able to run more and longer distances.
So happy for the weekend to be here..... I need rest! But I am not sure if I will be getting it. Tomorrow we have sports all morning. My daughter has soccer pictures and a game and then my son has football practice. In the evening we will be getting together with family for a bonfire. Should be a fun day!
Then Sunday we are having a party for my father-in-law at the beach. He is turning the big 60! In between all of this stuff I need to find some time to clean my house and get the laundry done. I also have been starting projects like going through closets, etc.... Such a mess! And for a clean freak like I am, it almost makes me feel stressed out seeing the mess. So hopefully I will find some time this weekend to get everything done. And get some much needed rest so I can run next week!
I hope everyone enjoys their weekend!!!