Wednesday, June 22, 2011

What I'm Loving Wednesday

Hello & Happy Hump Day! I'm linking up with Jamie for What I'm Loving Wednesday! 



First - I have to start with the bad before I get to the good: This week I have been SUFFERING! Omg. I consulted with Dr. Google the other day and discovered that I have a bruised bone in my foot. Each step I took these past few days have been so painful I had to urge to cry and puke with every move. Dr. Google told me to ICE. ELEVATE. and REST. It still hurts a bit today but I think I'll be able to bare the pain today and do a run. I've deduced that I hurt it on Friday's 5.28 mile run in which part of the path I ran was BRICK sidewalk (stupid me -- I KNEW while I was running on it that it was too hard) and the pounding of that damaged something inside my foot. Next time (if I run that path again) I will have to run in the street or in the grass. This bruised foot thing is way to painful to get again.

okay -- now for the good:

I'm LOVING the pictures from my run on Sunday. I have to qualify Sunday as one of my favorite runs -- ever! Despite my hurt foot - I was able to run thru the pain and complete a 12 mile run (it was only suppose to be 11) from the Capital Crescent Trail in Bethesda down to the Washington Monument and UP Capitol Hill (it's literally a hill) and to Union Station.  I run with a group called the Montgomery County Road Runners and for this run they had a photographer out catching us. Here are my FAV photos:
me on mile ONE - still looking fresh and energized {photo}
ACTION! Photog caught us mid run -- behind the scenes info: we were just leaving the porta-potty! {photo}
This was only mile 4.75 - a mini break and time for blocks & poweraide {photo}
This is not my group & I don't know any of these ppl but this is a cool shot w/the Monument in the background {photo}

THIS is my group - the 10:30s {photo}

Well that's it for now. I hope you have a wonderful Wednesday and a GREAT rest of the week!

~Trish

2 comments:

  1. Look at my buddy Trish, being all runner-y! :) So proud of you. Maybe one day my lazy butt will be able to get up to pace with you! Maybe...

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  2. Wow! This makes me motivated to get off my buns and start running. Congrats on your race, what an achievement!

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