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Here’s what not to do after a long run

I laced up my shoes (well I really just tied them because they were already laced up) and headed out for my last long long run of this cycle at 5:30 a.m. with two other ladies who are as crazy as I am.  (Thank goodness.)

While this run wasn’t all rainbows and unicorns because it really felt hard by the end, a feeling of accomplishment descended over me as we rounded the corner during the last mile.

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That time I was rushed to the hospital

Sunday’s long run was quite the beast, as even though we started at 6  a.m., temperatures were hovering in the high 80’s to low 90’s by the time we finished.

I came home and drank some Gatorade, had about half of a protein smoothie and went about my day.

Though I took it easy all day long, my stomach felt really off, so I wasn’t able to eat as many calories as I normally would after such an intense effort.

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