She lives! Where the heck have I been you ask? Well my friends, let me tell you.
Life has been incredibly hectic the last couple of months. My client I was taking care of had a medical decline so I went from working three overnights to 5 overnights a week for the past month and a half. Needless to say my brain and my body have been pretty much fried.
I have been doing ok with health goals but not as great as I’d like. I have, until the past couple of weeks with the rainy cold weather, been running and walking a lot!
I have still been achieving some goals in spite of my exhaustion. I ran a 5k in the middle of October with some friends in Rhode Island.
It was rainy, but the foliage (and especially the company) was perfect! I did this one with my best friend who is a rockstar and was also 5 months pregnant at the time! We ran the 5k and her husband did the 10k. We finished it in 40:45. Not too bad for being exhausted and really pregnant I’d say!
Then this past weekend I had my other 5k at our local hospital in support of mental health. That one was rough. All these overnights were beginning to wear on me and man was I fighting that exhaustion! My time wasn’t great and my whole body felt so weak and I had some dizzy spells for a while after. But I did it!!! Me and a couple of girls from my Monday night workout group got it done even though it was raining pretty good! This was one was all about pushing through and overcoming and we were determined!
I was a little slower in this race and definitely more fatigued. I finished in 43:22.
Now I have one more race coming up this year on Thanksgiving morning. It’s a 5 miler and I’m nervous about that one! I do not do good in the cold, and even though I’ve done this race a handful of times, I’ve never run it at all. But I’m excited to end this year strong!
So there you have it. My life update! I hope you’re all still pushing through and making/crushing your own personal goals! Until next time.