29 Apr 2013 – #tears4piers

had a fairly decent weekend – putting in a 25.7km run on Saturday in 4:11:28. The final 2.7km was walked though – at the 23km mark, my legs, back, shoulders and hips simply went on strike!

with the remainder of saturday taken up with a wedding and reception (with accompanying food, wine, beer and late night), sunday became a rest day (with a late start and fair bit of daytime napping) and monday the “active recovery” day…

monday. aka “today”…

got up about 2:30am, giving me loads of time to water the new turf back and front, watch the match I’d recorded Sunday night (United away to Arsenal) and slip in the 3 miles(ish) gentle recovery run.

felt pretty good, though qute tired again by the time I got on the bus.

today is also the first day of “lite n easy” breakfast & lunch (only on weekdays), so a bot of variety to look forward to.

02:30 – glass of milk
03:30 – 4.97km run – 46:09
05:00 – small bowl berry wheat bites (mini weetbix), 2 pieces oat and wholegrain toast & marmalade, glass orange juice
05:25 – bus, nap
09:00 – fruit cup (diced peach and pear), black coffee
11:00 – asian chicken salad, macadamia & tropical fruit mix
13:30 – cicken noodle soup and wholemeal roll
14:20 – bus, nap
18:00 – chicken tenders, smashed potato, cauliflower, green beans, low fat cheese sauce.
21:00 – glass milk, bed

 

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