It’s been a rough week.
On Monday, I went for a run. I don’t like running but my wife does and I do like doing things with my wife. So I ran four miles with her. This earned me a blister the size of a baby’s hand. So I didn’t cycle much that day.
On Tuesday, I bought an egg salad sandwich at a restaurant and contracted a truly nasty case of food poisoning. This gave me an opportunity to closely inspect my toilet but did little to motivate me to ride a bike.
On Wednesday, I felt like I might live to see the weekend, but my blister was very slow in healing. It was almost impossible to walk. I began to become concerned that it was infected. I didn’t cycle on this day, either.
Today, my foot was considerably better. I could actually walk on it without looking like a war casualty. Still, I didn’t want to press my luck and I stayed off the bike.
Lesson Learned: Both running and eggs are bad for you.
I promise to get going again. Honest. After all, in ten days I’m going to be in my first timed cycling event, the USAF Crystal Ride. I don’t think it would be advisable to go into that ride not having pedaled in the previous two weeks!