I had a crazy day. I was scheduled to have a root canal today. I know you are all so jealous of me. I have never had one. I am a MAJOR wuss when it comes to visiting the dentist so last night I stayed up way too late because I could not sleep, too much stress. I had scheduled that appointment twice before and I chickened out both times. This time I did not cancel. 1 Gold Star for Caro. OK so they told me it would take 2 hours so I signed Jonathan for the lunch club and paid the extra $$. We got new insurance that started April 1st. Can you guess this will not end well, I just used the word insurance in my story. I had the new group number and all the info I needed. I get to the dentist and they call the insurance to verify my new info and of course the new insurance says we don't have a subscriber under that name, DOB or SSN! This was the start of a series of phone calls to try to fix this. After 45 minutes I had to give up and reschedule because I was not going to make it on time to pick up Jonathan at school. I was so MAD, big waste of my time.
I did not have my gym bag with me so I decided to go back home and go for a 5 miles run. It was 10:30 am when I went running and it was 88 F already. Way too hot for me. I thought I would be OK without water for 5 miles. I was wrong. I was miserable the whole run, really tired, dry mouth, super thirsty, slower then slow. It sucked. Lesson learned: I need to carry water from now on. I have a hard time running in the heat. I get dehydrated really quickly. I get the swelling in the hands and feet also, mostly my hands though. I tried to shake them and make a fist, it does not work. I read that maybe salt tablets can help?
Anyone reading this taking these? Do you take them before or during a run/race? I had that problem in the second half of my half marathon and ended up hitting the wall. I want to do all I can to prevent this next month. It is likely that it will be hot for my next HM. That whole swelling issue worries me.
Thank you all for your kind comments on my last post. What I meant with the arms thing is the "flabby arm" that comes after loosing a lot of weight. On this horrible picture it is more noticeable. I was yelling at Jonathan who was not looking up when I pass in front of them.
OK now the "important" stuff for today:
I need them to win.
I need them to win with a low score (137 total)
If that happens I will win my pool and $710!
First 4 win some $$, the worst I can do is 4th (U Con winning with a high score)
Did I tell you I LOVED San Diego?
I did. More on that tomorrow and my weekly plan!