On Saturday I finally went for my first run since the Las Vegas Marathon. It felt good to be out there again, however it would have been nice if the weather would have co-operated, too. It was cold and the entire day was gloomy and it was not fun being outside. Since I am still fighting the stupid ear infection I was wearing a hat that covered my ears, but with sweat and cold temperatures around freezing it was not the best running experience and I called it a day after 5.6 miles. I just did not want to risk anything and getting a cold head during a run when having an ear infection is just not such a good idea.
Archives for November 2013
This is the first runner interview of many more to come here on my website. During my marathon training I found so many different blogs about running, it was almost overwhelming. Some blogs were old and seemed abandoned, but the majority of blogs provided a lot of interesting stories and really helpful and motivating information. Some of these blogs simply got me hooked and I subscribed to their news feed or Twitter account or Facebook page or I did all of the above. Reading the stories behind those blogs raised my interest in hearing more and so I tried to get in touch with some of these bloggers and I asked them for a quick interview.
My ear infection is stubborn as I am and it is not moving out. It was fine during the marathon, but flared up the day after. I was at my ENT doc yesterday and he put me on different medication. Apparently I am not responding properly to those antibiotics that he had prescribed before. This totally sucks now as I am losing more and more fitness every day. Right now my left ear is still draining fluids and that makes it very uncomfortable to do anything fitness related. I am also still having extra pressure on the head when leaning down to pick something up from the floor as an example. [Read more…]