Monday: 3.1 miles in 29:34 mins on the treadmill followed by an intense arm workout.
Tuesday: 3.4 miles in 29:08 mins. This run sucked balls. I don't know what's going on with me lately, but I'm super tired and my lungs hurt. I was just not feeling this. The fact that I ran at noon and the sun was hot might have played a big role. I hate running between 10 AM and 5 PM.
So running just hasn't been great recently. I'm losing my motivation or something. I really am not sure what's going on. I get tired sooo easily and I'm eating a bunch of protein and carbs and veggies so it's not like I'm lacking on nutrients. My sleep for the last week or so has been pretty shitty. Normally I fall asleep and stay asleep all night, but in the last week I can't fall asleep or stay asleep for more than an hour. Maybe that's why I'm tired...duh Jen! I've also been basically lying around the house doing nothing now that school's done for the summer. Energy doesn't spontaneously occur from hanging out on the couch all day. I guess I do know what's going on but it sure isn't helpful when I'm trying to run. Oh well. The sleep schedule will change drastically soon because...
...I start my internship at the UC Davis Vet Med Teaching Hospital on Thursday!!!!!! I'm so stoked! And scared and nervous. It's pretty intimidating knowing that I'll be caring for sick horses but at least I don't have the super responsibility of a vet. As some of you may know (and if you don't, go read my About Me), I went back to school for a vet tech program (I swear to God, if someone asks me another time how I'm enjoying vet school even after I've explained that it's nursing, I may scream!). That's animal nursing. Not doctoring. Anyway, I got this suh-weet internship lined up for the summer and next year in which I get to take care of sick horses 3 days a week. One of my supervisors who I spoke to on Saturday for my orientation told me that just based on the amount of horse experience I have (been riding since I was 6, studied Animal Science at UCD, did 2 internships on Thoroughbred farms in Kentucky), that she would hire me right now if she could. The VMTH Equine Clinic is short on staff and many are retiring soon, so she thinks I'll be able to be hired in the fall of this year! So they're going to train me like I'll be working there soon, not as just merely an intern! This is beyond good news! If I'm hired in the fall, I'll have a job while in school (I'm so broke, it's not even funny!) and then will have a job as soon as I graduate and get licensed!!! OMG! Set. For. Life!
In other news, I had an awesome weekend that probably accounts for some of my exhaustion (I'm sooo not 20 anymore!). On Friday, I celebrated Erin's birthday.
Afterwards, Sarah and I went to downtown Sac for a Pirates and Wenches pub crawl.
|Sarah, Petey the Parrot, me, and Kristen|
|About as wench-y as I get.|
|Daniel and Sarah|
|Cassie interrogated my date|
|Kristen and I found amazing faucets at Golden Bear|
|And we enjoyed drinks with cute lawyers at Golden Bear :)|
And The Rapture...totally didn't happen. Duh.
Ok, here's the belated Music Monday. I'm obsessed with this group and they're engaged! How cute! She can rap like no other. If you haven't seen this video yet, check it out!