January 13th, 2014
David was kind enough to remind me to blog. You can all thank him.
I’ve been in a funk the past few days…I just haven’t been feeling good and I realized it was a headache/low-level migraine that I’ve had since Thursday. I figure it’s caused by a tight or pulled muscle in my back or neck (something I’ve struggled with before…I’m sure you can find blog posts about it from 2011 if you are the stalker type). I just made an appointment, but the soonest I could get in is Friday afternoon. Let’s hope I can still manage to run this week.
My long run yesterday was a wash. I planned 11-12 miles and couldn’t even make it five. And today would be a perfect day to take Lucy out in the jogging stroller (high of 50!) and yet when I move I feel like my eyeballs are going to pop out of my head. Even grocery shopping seems like a task of epic proportions right now.
This week was supposed to be a step back week in my training (shorter long run), but since I bailed on my long run yesterday, I planned to use last week as a step back. Now that my appointment isn’t until Friday, I’m not sure I’ll be able to run much at all. Marathoner problems, right?
It’s ok. It’s not a big deal and it’s early enough in my training that it won’t have negative effects on me. It can only be good, right? I’ll just take a few Epsom salt baths a day and patiently wait for Friday….
Lucy, in the meantime, wants to go running!
I’m trying not to be disappointed, but it’s hard. Mostly because I feel pretty crappy. And it’s warm out. And I have new running clothes and a new Garmin. Such a difficult life I lead (that’s sarcasm, folks).
Stay tuned. I know this will keep you all on the edge of your seats.
Do you suffer from migraines? What do you do to treat them? I don’t get them often and this has been the worst/longest lasting. I’m kind of at a loss for home remedies. Ideas?