I hardly slept a wink last night.
Mr. B left for Houston yesterday and won’t be returning until Thursday evening. I never sleep well the first night he’s away because I’m afraid the boogie man will appear. Hey, don’t give me that look! I do realize I am t-minus nine months away from turning the big 3-0 and should have put this silly fear to rest years ago, but I can’t help it. This world is full of crazies!
Clearly I should have been cop. Doesn’t paranoia = good detective skills? Maybe that’s just wishful thinking?
Even though I am keeping my eyelids open with scotch tape at this very moment, I did manage to tackle quite a bit of my to-do list today. With June quickly approaching, which means my training for the Chicago Marathon will officially begin, I needed to get my running calendar in order.
I decided to stick with the same training plan that I used when I ran The Big D last year, Mr. Hal Higdon’s Novice I program. His 18 week training program fully prepared me to run 26.2 miles. What it didn’t prepare me for was running in 90 degree heat! Still bitter about that one. If the heat wasn’t an issue, I think I would have finished with a better time. Hopefully the weather in Chicago will be cool on race day. Keep your fingers crossed!
My very sexy Chi-Town Marathon Training Program: