Ugh.. so I have sort of fallen off the wagon lately but it has been a very very hectic couple of weeks.
First off, I got a promotion! Which is great but it has also meant a couple of very busy and stressful weeks and I've mainly been preoccupied with finding a replacement for my old position since I am moving into my manager's shoes.
Speaking of shoes, I was in Miami last weekend and went to Footworks Miami. They were mostly really great helping me pick out a new pair of shoes; I got a stability shoe, New Balance 760s to replace my old NB 854s. I did my first run in them on the treadmill the other day and they felt great- no more shin splints! I also did my first good road run the other day and managed 5K fairly easily. They're not the most stylish shoe but in terms of comfort they put my old shoes to shame (they are literally falling apart now). I also bought a heart rate monitor from Footworks, which I was less happy about - I was under the impression I was getting one that recorded calories and logged runs, but it actually only performs the basic function of telling me what my heart rate is for that particular moment in time. Obviously there was some kind of miscommunication but I'm thinking about selling it on since I've only used it once, and can't return it since I don't live in the US. Anyway! I'm happy with my shoes which is the main thing.
I have been a bit slack lately, I'll admit. Especially on the diet front - I haven't exactly been eating healthy food and have lost no weight at all lately. And I haven't worked out or anything for the last 2 days. I went to the supermarket today and stocked up on good, healthy food so determined to be good this week!
I also discovered this great website today, DailyMile. It's part training log and part social networking site. Any other runners out there using it? I don't have any friends using it yet!