Ok, technically I got back on Monday.
But do you have any idea what it's like to return to your real life after being absent from it for 2 weeks? I've been playing catch up on a number of things, and I've just now managed to find time to get over here to the ole blog.
I am scared to open my Google Reader. I know you have all posted gobs and gobs of stuff I want to read. I WILL catch up... eventually. No promises on how active I'll be with commenting. Sorry!
I had a FANTASTIC trip, and I plan to make my upcoming posts about some of the trip highlights and share some pictures. I'm still working on getting the pictures up on Facebook as well. Like I said, I will catch up eventually.
I'm almost done with week 3 of my Chicago marathon training plan. It's going mostly well. I skipped one little speed workout when I was in Europe, but I got all the other runs done. I was walking numerous miles daily, so I don't feel guilty about missing a run. I haven't quite been on top of the paces I need, but it's early in the game and it feels more important to be focused on building my endurance up than worrying about speed. It'll all fall into place.
All this to say, stay tuned. I'm back and planning on bringing you some fun posts both about my two weeks in Europe and about my marathon training.