Ever have one of those weeks that is well planned out with a few things that might interfere only to have the things that might interfere actually take over and take control? That pretty much describes my training this past week.
Today I actually had to talk myself down from some anxiety due to the fact that for the second time this week I would not be able to put in all the miles that my plan called for. One of the thoughts that really helped was just telling myself that I am not sponsored by a company so I have to work and when work goes a little longer than planned I still have to pay the bills. Also, I have been struggling with some shoe/foot issues so those needed to be addressed this week as well and a little extra rest will be helpful or at least that is what I am saying to myself.
In saying all that, I have still been able to run every day except my rest day and will still finish the week on Sunday with mileage in the 40’s. Not as great as last week’s 68 miles but sometimes plans have to change when life interrupts….
Ever have moments/weeks like this? What did you do to get back on track?