Not too good...

Did a run by the beach at East Coast just now. My usual running place. A planned 7km run. Upon reaching my water point at the 4km mark, I bought a sports drink from the vending machine and started walking while drinking.
I started feeling dizzy and weak. I checked my heart rate monitor, a healthy 69percent. It wasn't spiking. Usually if I am going to fall ill or an infection coming, the heart rate will spike to 80percent and beyond. I begin to fear if it is my blood pressure or is it because of the lack of food. After all, it is already 8.30pm and I have not had dinner.
Walked for a while more and tried restarting the run. 100m and stopped. Felt faint, walk somemore. I am 3km from the car and I do not relish walking the whole way. Tried running again and it held.
For the rest of the run, I felt like a zombie. The scenery just flash by me and I keep feeling weak. I almost doze off at one point. Reached my end point and did my warm down in a half hearted session. The total run was 6.9km.
I hope it is not my blood pressure acting up. It has been a stressful week and I havent had enough sleep. I will take an early rest today just to make sure things will be fine tomorrow...

Comments

  1. It's both tiredness and hunger. I got that before too.
    Don't push yourself too hard. More of these and interests will wane. Got to be enjoyable

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  2. It is tiredness... guess I am quite worn out lately. I hope to be able to go back to Wessex estate for a run again this weekend. Fun to be running in that old rustic English village.:)

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  3. Look at for cars, though there aren't so many there. it's a higher place so it's actually good for running come to think of it. great choice.

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  4. Wanted to do the run today at Wessex but can't. Its being raining the whole day.:(

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