Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Still Bummed

I am still bummed about the relay stuff...The roster for this weekends meet came out and I am an alternate for the 4x400m relay...whatever that means!

I feel like my coach doubts my ability and thinks that I am still injured and therefore can't run. Well I have been running fine in practice and I have Heptathlon States in less than 2 weeks so obviously I am fine if I plan on doing 7 events in two days!

Yesterdays workout was a welcome relief and helped me to clear my mind. We did 5x400m repeats and for the first time doing this workout I had no hip pain. I feel stronger, faster, and better than ever!

In 10 days I will compete in heptathlon - my first, last and only chance to do something amazing! With graduation a little over a month away and track ending sooner than that I am really starting to realize that I don't have much time left. I think that is why I was getting so emotional yesterday about the relay!

Anyway, today I will be practicing high jump and hopefully no more chin to my chest while jumping!! For the relay - I just have to trust that things will work out in the best way for me. And if my coach gives me the chance to run the relay I will leave everything on the track!

Thanks for all your kind comments! Have a great Wednesday!

11 comments:

Brian said...

Hey! Cheer up. The coach will know his mistake. It seems he is still alil hesitant even though your about do rock out the Hept soon. You'll get back in it.

I was sidelined when I played vball in high school, as good as I was the coach wouldnt play me, i road a lot of bench that year. Show him you want to be there :)

Marcy said...

How about you beat down one of your team mates so she can't run the relay? LOL JK!!

tfh said...

Hopefully that alternate thing means your coach might still change his mind!

Jamie said...

I'm sure he has your best interest at heart. Or you could always Tanya Harding a teammate ;) Rock in the Hept and show him what's up!

I Run for Fun said...

This obviously means a lot to you...so why don't you have a heart-to-heart talk with your coach? And if he stil ldoes not budge, show him what you can do in the heptathlon.

D10 said...

Maybe your coach feels like you have a lot on your plate with the heptathlon. Try to just enjoy the events you are participating in. However I know it sucks.

The Happy Runner said...

Maybe you should HIRE Marcy to do the beat down! Ha :-)

Glad you didn't have any pain during the repeats. That's a good sign!

Loved your pics from the last post.

N.D. said...

That's hard being an alternate. Hang in there!!

X-Country2 said...

I have a tire iron in my trunk if you need a Tonya Harting moment.

aron said...

hang in there girl!! (((hugs)))even if you don't do the relay just totally rock at the pentathalon!

Nicole said...

I agree with marcy... :) :)

Hang in there chica!! I bet he dosent want to overload you before your state meet.