I knew that I didn't feel so great even at 1.5 miles in, but I kept going. I got to the middle mile, and I was struggling. I wanted to stop. I came so close to just pushing 'pause' but I kept going. (And I wasn't thrilled to be on the TM. Hubby had been out of town (going on 2 weeks). And I was way past being over the TM). Anyway, as soon as the middle mile was over, I walked. I knew that I needed to keep running at a slower pace. But honestly, walking felt like a huge struggle. So I walked a quarter mile, then tried to run. I don't think I made it 2 minutes until I was walking again. Finally at 4.6 miles I called it, and just got off the treadmill.
I felt like I was going to puke, but I contributed it to the harder speedier pace work. I checked my son out of the childcare and went to SAMs. About 5 minutes after I entered the store, I was shaking from chills. At this point, I thought.... maybe I'm wasn't nauseated from the run but maybe I'm sick?
Lil Man and I made it home. I put the groceries away, and then I checked my temp. Yup, I had a fever. And 3 days later, I'm still not back to 100%. I was finally able to eat some 'normal' food today that so far my body hasn't rejected. My energy level is super low, but I can feel it come back a little.
I'm not sure how this will change my weekend running plans. I know that I've already missed one run on Thursday. Saturday's run has been changed from faster pace to easy. And it will depend on how Saturday's run goes if I will do my 10 miler on Sunday.
I don't like being sick - no one does. And I especially don't like missing training, but it's life. I suppose you just have to roll with it.
I guess I'll have to consider sprinting to the bathroom as my speed work this week ;)