Hubby tore into my ankle/calf last night and surprisingly didn't leave any bruises. It did feel better after that, so I decided to proceed with the run. If things started to get "messy", I could hop off and head upstairs back to bed:)
14 miles. I broke it up into 2x7 mile runs (1:10 and 1:07). Took a GU, blowing-nose, and adjust the window break at 7 miles. Though I took some Chomps before the run, the GU is way for effective for me. By mile 8, I was feeling much for peppy, the sun was starting to come up and I was watching Biggest Loser.
I picked up the pace a bit on the second 7 miler and didn't die. Nice. Ankle started to get tired around mile 11/12. But I really tried to stay focused on short steps, lean forward and no arms crossing body.
LONG stretching session and foam rolling. Ice, compression socks and old ankle brace for precaution. The GU is wearing off and I'm getting sleepy.....
I'm babysitting my 2 nieces this weekend while mom and dad are in Mexico (5 and 18 mo). So I will have one set of triples, one set of twins and a baby. Ummmm....that is a lot of kids :)