My IT band continues to recover, oh so slowly. I can now run 3 miles, every other day. Not very exciting. I've been doing lots of crosstraining. The kids continue to do Shred with me. Paul made them fake weights out of wood.
I'm dreaming of running the track again this winter. I want to try the track at Pierce's school. It's crushed gravel, and unusual in that 3 loops make a mile (rather than the usual 4). Might be easier on my body not to do as many curves. I'm hoping to be able to pick up some track work in January, if my IT band is strong enough by then.
It's a pretty place to run on the track, isn't it? Plus, there's a very convenient playground in the middle, so the boys could have fun there too.
I do have a funny running story for the month. One of my toenails fell off (a result from the marathon in October) and the twins were really worried about it. Cort said, "Maybe we can get some glue" and Reid said, "Or some tape!" and Cort said, "Or a bandaid!" and Reid, looking all worried, replied, "Maybe we should give her a hug." and Cort said, "Yes! And a kiss!" So I was well cared for, in spite of only having 9 toenails left.
Here's my stats for the month:
Shred (workouts 1 or 2) x 8
Jackie Abs x 4
Yoga x 2
Running = 39 miles
Hoping for something similar in December, ideally with more running!