I have been fighting a cold since late last week. I had to bag some big workouts this weekend...a 3100 meter swim and my 18 mile run. I got to about mile 3 before I decided to turn around and head home, knowing that the run would have been pure junk if I had finished all 18 miles. Sometimes, doing nothing at all and resting helps your body actually get stronger than suffering through a useless workout. Today, I feel so much better and am going to ease back into my training this week. It's a recovery week and I will do what I need to and go from there...want to be rested for this upcoming weekend so I can hit my run hard....making a decision to rest can be hard but in the end it is always the best one!