(that’s what she said.)
so yes i am alive and well, but just been busy busy busy these past coupla weeks. (oh god, today…one shitstorm after another at the office! thank god for 2-for-1 holiday drinks at Starbucks. And Jacques Torres chocolate chip cookies. And red wine.)
And actually, I am in the midst of writing up an NYCM report. I’ve only gotten as far as the start line…keep getting sidetracked!! My goal is to get it done before Thanksgiving 😛
But for the record, even though obviously it was not the race I wanted and trained for, I am feeling better about the whole thing. Last weekend hanging out with some of my training buddies and friends at a fun post-marathon party was definitely therapeutic for me.
And I have actually gotten back to running this week (well beginning this past Sunday)…even tested the water with some tempo intervals with the group last nite. The legs still remember how to run tempo pace, which is encouraging. That said, my theory is that I ran the 2nd half-especially the last 10k-so slowly, I’m not getting hit with the same post-marathon “wipeout” that I have been in the past.
Which just may work in my favor…as unlike 2009, I am determined to end this racing year on a positive note. There’s definitely a plan brewing…stay tuned 🙂
Finally, best quote ever from NYRR’s Facebook page:
“I was going to say that the continuous NYC Half Marathon/Poland Spring credit/2012 race schedule postings could be a drinking game….then I realized I can’t drink that much.”