mon xc meet
tues worked on the xc course. this time i washed off my legs before i got sweaty from running. last time i worked on the course, i ran first and ended up with the worst poison ivy of my life. i did 12 in 1:20 (tempo 10 in 65) calf really sore after, kept me from finishing off the run the way i usually do. still a solid time considering i havent worked out in like 6 months. id like to do the ksc invite but it depends on how loose the calf is on saturday.
weds 3 calf is killing. limp jogged it. hurt every step even though i had a heavy duty velcro compression sleeve. it feels like theres a knife sticking into it when i land and push off. foam rolling is even more painful than that, and its way too tight to stretch. also, still no phone. i think im gonna have to break down and buy a new one. id consider activating the i phone matty p gave me but i dont want to pay a huge monthly bill, especially since right now it doesnt cost anything to use it as an i pod.
thurs 3 maybe slightly better than yesterday, probably because of the advil. only lost at bowling by 21. i was down by 67 after starting off with scores in the 120s. before i started, i decided to stick with curving it no matter what but i was sucking so bad i was about to switch to throwing a straight ball. then i got a strike and everything changed. i checked the speed and saw i had thrown it faster, so i decided id try to do that every time. it worked. i got 4 strikes in a row in each of the next 2 games (187, 191). i still suck at picking up spares, but theres a lot to feel good about.
fri 3 calf is still bad. im starting to get sore in other places, probably from limping. i think ill give it a few days off so i dont get injured somewhere else too. i dont want to take time off but im not making the olympics so whatever. ill try advil next week and see what i can do.