Last night I was back at the high school track to tack on one more repeat for my Yasso 800s I’ve been working on. I did 8 x 800m for a total of 7 miles. I stayed at last week’s goal of 4:25. This week was going to be interesting, because it was my first time doing a track workout after a long long run (long long run= over 13 miles). I don’t know why I went out so hard on the first two, but I spent the remaining 6 hanging on for dear life.
1- 4:16 5- 4:19
2- 4:11 6- 4:15
3- 4:22 7- 4:11
4- 4:19 8- 4:02
Judging by the fact that my legs are more sore now than they were after Saturday’s 16 miler, I’m going to say that maybe wasn’t the best idea. But so far I don’t feel anything more than just soreness and today is a rest day.
The gnats were out in full force last night. I do not know how they are so good at flying right into my eye or into the back of my throat, but they are. There is another annoying bug that is back in my life now: the stink bug. He made his reappearance this weekend. As the name implies, all stink bugs really do is stink. I’ve never been “attacked” by one, but they are really good at finding their way inside our house and then they like to just chill on the wall. You can’t squish them, because they will stink (not as bad as a skunk
, though) and you can’t suck them up in the vacuum because their stink will ruin your vacuum (changing the bag will not fix things). So really my only option is to flush them, and so I do.
And just for fun, here is a picture of Hank and Scout hanging their heads out the window as we left the campground on Sunday to drive home
At certain points the wind would catch Scout’s lips and they would fly out and you could see all of her teeth, which was pretty funny. After about 2 minutes of looking out the window both dogs proceeded to do what they do best and slept the rest of the way home.
What was the last hard workout that you did?
Anyone else seeing the return of the stink bug? Have you ever had problems with them in the past?