27 September 2006

I'm a little down.

I do get depression and it's not really that, I'm just feeling a little bit down. I don't have the joy or excitement I usually feel when I get a good workout in. But, I'm still doing the workouts and that's really good.

So let's see what's happened the past couple of days.

Monday was swimming. It was good. I did some drills, some intervals, some distance. I ended up doing 2500 m. It was good.

Tuesday was weights and running. The weights went fine, no problems there. The run was another story. I took off and planned to do about 4 miles. I started out and felt really good. I was running good and moving fast. I hit the 1 mile mark 4 minutes faster than my last run. Woo Hoo!!! I got about 1.5 miles into it and a little dog shot out of the bushes on the side of the road and got clipped by a car. The hit wasn't bad, the dog kept running with just a slight limp. So I called to the dog to try and get it out of the road. It came running over and proceeded to adopt me. I spent the next 45 minutes walking around trying to find where this little girl lived. Needless to say, she had no collar and no tags.

After 45 minutes I really had to get home and this little girl just followed me the whole way. I got home and put her in a neighbors kennel while I got ready for work. I loaded her into my truck and took her to the Humane Society. Luckily she has a microchip and they were able to contact her owners, so there was a happy ending to this story.

Unfortunately, my run was aborted and I ended up walking mostly. So tonight I will go running to make up for yesterday.

This morning was swimming and I was really working on my form. I ended up doing 2250 m and it was good. I was really working on my extension and my distance per stroke. I discovered I have a habit of cutting my stroke short. At the end of the stroke you should be pushing the water at your hips. I was cutting it short and not pushing. So I worked on that.

It's been a good week so far I just have nothing to really say. ::heavy sigh:: I guess I'll go eat my breakfast and then work. I don't feel like sitting on the computer so I guess I'll work.


Comm's said...

what wrong with that week? You have put in some training, you rescued a dog, you probably kept a little girl or boy from sobbing over their lost pet. you should be congratulated.

Cheer up buckaroo.

Dr. Iron TriFeist :) said...

Some weeks are just tough when it comes to workouts. On the bright side, you reunited an injured dog with its owners AND kept up the workout consistency.

Great job!

Anonymous said...

Very glad the little dog story had a happy story...or I'd be bawling. I hear you about the depression...some days you just have to take it one stroke, or spin, or stride at a time. Hang in...be well.

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