First, please forgive me for not sharing Friday Favorites and fashion links lately. Work has been so busy (which I am totally grateful and thankful for) but during my downtime, I’ve really needed to take a break from my computer screen. I’m hoping though to get a Black Friday post together for later this week.
Second, you aren’t even going to believe this. You won’t even believe me when I tell you that I dropped my laptop on my foot earlier this week, the same foot I bothered last week by tying my shoes too tight. I know. How ridiculous!
This drop on my foot wasn’t nearly as bad as the time I dropped the shampoo bottle on my foot. (Remember that? It changed the course of my running ever since). However, I still took this drop on my foot somewhat seriously. I iced my foot a little, paid attention to it throughout the week, and skipped running three days in a row to ensure it was okay.
Like I said last week, I don’t mess around with my feet. Someone else would have run anyway, but not me. I won’t run if my foot is bothered, even if it’s not technically injured, because I do not want to ever create an injury when it’s easy enough to not run and give things a few days to rest. The last thing I would want to do is to run when my foot hurts, even if it’s not severe pain. Any discomfort bothers me and leaves me feeling as though I should not run, not to mention that I wouldn’t want to run and change my form to accommodate discomfort and then truly hurt myself in the process.
Lucky for me, I was fine by Saturday…although I am still paying attention to that foot to watch for any lingering issues. Between the tight laces and then the laptop, I need to be extra polite to my foot. 🙂
Also, it’s totally worth noting that I do love how diverse my workouts are these days. Running may always be my first choice but that doesn’t mean I don’t enjoy the rest of my workout options. Between barre, yoga, pilates, and a good walk, I’ve got such a nice mix of workouts going on — it’s been really fun!
Monday – 50 Min Barre3
Tuesday – 5 Miles
Wednesday – 45 Min Pure Barre
Thursday – 45 Min Fire
For those out there who think yoga isn’t a great workout, try FIRE. My goodness, my heart was pounding harder than during a run.
Friday – 3 Mile Walk
Giving my foot one more day before running.
Saturday – 8 Miles
All good for a run today!
Sunday – 5 Miles
Another run and another fine day for my foot.