Tomorrow at this time, we’ll hopefully be about halfway done with the GLER* (the noise Deb insists we’ll make when we’re finished. Gluuuherrgh).
I have been diligent in keeping to the pre-marathon diet: carbohydrates (potatoes mashed! potatoes grilled!) and protein (lots of chicken), no alcohol (except for when D’s husband Ch. pours the occasional pina colada into me–but I only had ONE), and coffee.
Well, the coffee probably isn’t really on the pre-marathon menu, but whatever.
I have luxuriated for the past two mornings, sleeping in and jogging only briefly to catch up with the boys as they ran ahead of me on campus yesterday, when I went in to copy my syllabus.
Yes, that’s right: classes start on Monday. I teach the day after the GLER. I may need someone to meet me with a wheelchair to drag me onto campus.
*For those just joining us: GLER = Green Lakes Endurance Run, a 50K.