In regards to the race, I completely agree that a 100% refund is not a reasonable expectation (although I know we would all love if it were :) ), but something 50% or over would be a lot better received, or an attempt to re-schedule perhaps? My mom did go to pick up our packets w/ our shirts and medals, but she said there wasn't even any granola bars to snag - it was just the ugliest $60 shirt she has ever gotten...hmm...rumor has it though, that the race series, USRAHM, is going to be offering us all something more than the 20%, so I will keep you updated....for now? I am going to rock my ugliest $60 T-shirt :)
So, as my last post mentioned, I am on RICE this week...it is only Monday, and I am already ancy, anxious, somewhat un-motivated for the gym, all of the above and then some...my week recap is going to be short, because well...I ran once...no speed work, no long run, no hills, no nada...
I did however kill it in the cross-training department, and hope to keep it up again this week. The only thing stopping me, is that it is already Monday (one week since I last ran) and my knee doesn't feel ANY better....I don't know why this is, because the Dr. was pretty certain there is no soft tissue damage, there is no muscle pull, and the bones around the knee look fine....all I can do is RICE and pray that this subsides a bit over the next week.
I got a massage today to try to loosen up the muscles around the knee, so lets see how I feel tonight and tomorrow (fingers crossed, not worse!).
In other news, I am happy to read about how everyone survived and persevered through Irene...which despite it's downgrading, left a wealth of damage in its path and even some deaths. I am not taking this lightly, and I really think it is bad karma for those of us out there that are poo pooing the weekends events...Tripp and I came out unscathed, besides some tree damage at his parents, but some others did not fare so well...
|Trying to clean up some debri|
|the debri trying to clean up me|
|Swampscot beaches - these boats didn't fair too well through the storm and winds|
|There were probably 5 or 6 at this beach alone that were sitting like beached whales :(|
|Salad greens, spinach, corn, black beans, avacado, kiwi, red pepper, carrots...and a microwaved cooked sweet potato w/ cinnamon (later topped with pineapple cottage cheese)|
|This was also my fabulous lunch today...can we say, someone needs to go grocery shopping?!|
Tripp and I are off for a romantic sunset cruise tonight...I will let you know how it goes tomorrow!
How do you deal with injuries?
I am really impatient and aggrivated, but I got some good recommendations on my post from last week, so there might be some pool running in my future?
How did you weather the storm? I hope everyone is safe and sound!