Then going back to work hit. Long hours put into my Kindergarten classroom, coaching a Girls on the Run team twice a week, teaching a spin class, house work and spending quality time with my little and main man left very little time for training except for extremely late nights and early mornings.
Add to that my foot pain getting worse on certain days limping around school :-(. So the weekly foot shots of alcohol injections began. Every Tuesday after school. The recovery from the shots would take a few days so Tues, Weds and Thur were off from running.
Essentially my training since mid August has meant one mid week run (if that!), one spin class and racing on the weekend. Definitely not ideal. I want to give more, but I can't.
I feel very lucky that my fitness hasn't seemed to suffer too much. 5k and half PRs recently....
but I know I could be faster and really get better and stronger if I was putting in the work... But I am just not able to.
I recently had questions on my facebook page of "How do you do it?" and "What does your training plan look like?". I wanted to be completely honest. It 's HARD and I'm trying really HARD to find that happy balance. And by no means is it ideal!