I went out yesterday and had the worst ride of the year. Worst ride physically that is. All rides are okay normally, but when you feel bad, the mental aspect is had to ignore.
I’d really like to know what happens when you get on your bike and the pedals feel like they are stuck in sludge, which is really your body not functioning properly. That was yesterday. Then, when I got out of bed this morning, I felt like I was run over by a truck.
There are lots of environmental reasons that I could feel like shit. The pollen counts are off the charts. The air looks like 1500 England because they have started burning the fields again. Plus, it was a record high of 84 degrees, which seemed really hot for some reason. But, it really doesn’t matter, the outcome was the outcome.
I guess the real reason I’m so bummed about yesterday is that sometimes, past seasons, this time of year is when I start to have a crazy bad slump. Such a low physical slump that I have a hard time functioning. I guess it is probably a combination of all the above mentioned environmental causes that are to blame, but it’s all the same to my body. I guess only time will tell here. I’ll keep my fingers crossed.