There wasn’t a lot of skating in my week this time. It’s been a rough week.
Sunday was the Pride Festival (see previous post).
Monday: 30 minutes on the elliptical at lunch time, workout at practice: ran 2 laps around the rink, 25 pushups, 50 squats, 100 bicycles.
Wednesday: skipped practice – just way too tired.
Saturday morning: skating class. Spent more time practicing switching directions. I’m pretty sure I’m getting better at it.
Today: skipping practice, figuring out a workout schedule so I get one in almost every day between now & November 1st (Skating Assessment Day!)
I’m feeling really down this week & I’m sure that only working out a couple times this week is a major contributing factor. Also, I ate like crap this weekend. (Actually I eat badly every weekend. It’s one of my many terrible habits that I intend to break.) And my feet hurt – tendinitis is acting up in my right foot & something else is happening to my left foot so there have have been a lot of epsom salt baths & RICEing. I’ve even pulled out my boot & started wearing it around the house again, it’s that bad.
The foot issues make me wonder if I really can do this. But I see no other option. I HAVE to.