Our entire house has been down and out lately. My fiance is still working her way back from the after effects from her half marathon and the kids have been battling colds this past week. Well last night I felt the start of a cold myself. It was only a matter of time. So to minimize how long I'm sick and keep myself running, I think I made a very wise choice. I took some nyquil and went to bed early. Usually I try to run/sweat it out, but this time there was no running. I woke up feeling pretty good aside from a sore throat, and I'm very happy with myself.
Today my little guy is turning 6 years old and we have a bunch of things planned for tonight and tomorrow so I dont think I'll be running in the next couple days. I'm not too worried because at this point I've ran almost 19 miles which is 40% of what I ran all last month. This should be a good month but rest days will be good to prevent injury.
How do you handle your training program when you feel the early signs of a cold? Do family functions/birthdays ever create some challenges in your training?
Hello, thank you for joining me along my journey of becoming a Runner! I've always been an active guy, played sports in high school and continued into adult recreation sports after high school. As I started my family and found a career, the activity level slowly decreased. Well my Fiance had enough of our lazy ways and started on the Weight Watchers program and completely overhauled our daily meals. Step 2 was getting more active, so we decided to JOG our annual Juvenile Diabetes charity walk and actually enjoyed the activity. The month following the charity walk, we signed up for our first official 5K and had an absolute blast. From that point forward I have officially been BIT by the running bug and this is my journey to becoming a RUNNER!