Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Reminder: Don't Run on Empty

Today I skipped lunch and ended up eating a Lean Cuisine Fettucini Alfredo with Chicken and Vegetables at 5:00pm that had been sitting in our office freezer for about 2 years. Not good. Not only was it pretty awful tasting, it did nothing for my energy level.

This was not the perfect fuel I was looking for in order to take on my quick 4 mile run in the 40 degree weather with rain. Instead, I got out on the road and quickly felt like puking my guts out.

I could feel the 2 year old Alfredo sauce churning with each step, and the gases coming up through my lungs were constant and painful. Of course I ran through the suffering and almost tossed my late lunch in front of a bunch of Christmas Carolling kids and their parents

At least the run was good.

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  Sunday run in the rain.