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Lady Date

Last night my roommate Danielle and I went out on a lady date to a local Thai restaurant, Bangkok 54.  I ordered take-out from there once before, and we’d heard the drinks were delicious so we decided to try it out.  I started with a Flirtini and Spring rolls, while Dani had the Q-tini and Crispy Edamame Strips.  All things were delicious.  For my main course I ordered the 54s Fried Rice and Dani went with the Bangkok 54 Golden Chicken ~Lightly battered and deep-fried and wok-tossed with special chef’s sauce with fresh roasted cashews.  My fried rice was delicious and spicy and had my nose running, and I snagged a piece of Dani’s chicken which was also fantastic.  We paid our bill, moved on to the bar, and three glasses of wine later finally called it a night and came home.

I’m thinking one Flirtini, and 3 or 4 glasses of Cab were not the best way to prepare for my long run today, because I felt like shit.  I really struggled through it and my calves were sore the entire time.  Can someone explain that one to me?  When I was training for my half my thighs would always be sore and my calves okay.  It’s the complete opposite this time around and I can’t figure it out.  Any thoughts?  Anyway, 6.5 miles in 57:30.

Again this week there was wind blowing in my face for the first half of the run.  That’s getting old.  I have no idea if I’m ready for next weeks race, at this point I’m just kind of crossing my fingers and hoping I make it through all 10 miles in a respectable time.  I guess we’ll see what happens.

I plan on heading out in a little bit to meet up with all the bloggers that are in town for the Marathon/Half Marathon.  I’ll be the one standing awkwardly in a corner not knowing anyone.  So if you see me there, say hi!  After that I’ll probably curl up on the couch with wine and be a complete bum, because well I’m tired, and a loser :).  Have a great Saturday!

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8 Responses

  1. Have fun at the meet up…jealous!! 🙂

  2. Meh. We got out there this morning. That’s what matters. 🙂

  3. Maybe your calves are sore because of the different roads in VA? Haha, I’m not sure.
    We just checking into our hotel and are heading out to the last appointment in a bit. Can’t wait to meet up!!

  4. new to your blog, but I appreciate your story and look forward to reading more– i feel like we have a lot in common 🙂

    have a great night

  5. Were you wearing heels last night and you don’t usually?

    Sometimes when I’ve been out on the drink I feel like I’ve been to the gym I ache so much the next day!

    Just remember alcohol is technically poison to the body, it robs us of B vitamins, Zinc, Vit. C, electrolytes and water. It also does another crapload of things to the body which would take my comment to half a page!

    Lots of water and I’m sure you’ll be fine hun 🙂

  6. Hope you guys had fun at the meetup! That restaurant sounds wonderful – I want fried rice now so. bad.

  7. I love Thai food. I need to go out and get some one of these days.

    I blame the wind for my crazy slow run yesterday too – granted it was more of a light breeze, but it was still annoying. 🙂

  8. I’ve realized that I really can’t drink at all if I have to run the next day. Sad but true.

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