This weekend was a good one, despite not being able to run much I still managed to have a good time, so let me break it down for you. Saturday I was able to run, and went to a flat trail to do a whopping 3 miles. It was slow, and awkward. My hip and knee bothered me a little, but nothing bad enough to make me stop, and it wasn't as bad as the beginning of the week. So still not completely normal, but I hope I am on my way. Jake had gone on a bike ride, and when we both were back we got ready to go and hit up the Stockholm At Fair in Stockholm, WI. We go every year and love it. We ended up picking up some local pottery, handmade soaps, and wind chime thing and Jake bought me this
|I've seen these stamped charms before and always wanted one, I don't care how cheesy it is|
After putzing around for awhile we made our way to Pepin, WI and stopped and a brand new winery that is there. Seriously, this place is awesome, and in the middle of small town Wisconsin. It makes you feel like your in a different world.
It has a huge event center, in the building that's behind me - pretty much made for weddings. Cant wait to go back!
After Pepin, we kept on our WI tour and stopped in Nelson, WI at the Nelson Creamery for a snack and glass of wine. It was such a nice day out so we sat out on their back patio for awhile. This is another favorite place of mine. They have a huge selection of wine, gourmet meats and cheese, lunch items and ice cream ( the line was about 20 deep for ice cream when we got there).
|cheers to summer!|
So that was our Saturday. It has been a long time his Jake and I spent a whole day with just each other so it was nice to hang out for the day :)
Sunday it was raining all morning, so it gave me an excuse to sleep in and not feel completely guilty. I decided that I was going to bike on Sunday instead of run. I was still sore from the run on Saturday, so I thought I would take the ol' cycle out for a spin. First time since last year! I felt bad, it was so full of cobwebs and dust :( But we got it cleaned up and once the sun was out Jake and I set out for 32 lovely country road miles.
|I love that bike :)|
We took it pretty easy, but man, biking uses a whole different set of muscles than running. My legs felt like jello when we got back. But, on the plus side my hip and knee didn't bother me at all. I felt it pull a few times, but nothing major, and it actually felt pretty good after the ride as well.
My plan for this week is to still keep things easy, and monitor how things are going. The plan is to run again today ( 3 miles), then 4 tomorrow (with possible biking afterwards if I feel good) after I see Jim for an adjustment. With all these sporadic and shorts runs, I need to start getting in more "time", so the possibility of adding in biking to get my volume up is something I'm excited for.
I hope everyone else had a great weekend and were able to get outside and do something fun and active!
oh, and I told you these would start popping up....
|looks gross right?! There's 2c. of spinach in that baby - couldn't even taste it!|