Hi fellow runners. I am a 48 year old woman 5ft 9in about 10 stone. I have a bit of a patchy running history.(I Am an intermittent jogger if truth be told.) I am totally non competitive & run because I enjoy it & it keeps me reasonably fit.
After a lapse of a few of a few months I started jogging again from the beginning & have now completed the 5K programme, for the last 2 weeks I have been running 5K 5 times a week.
The new problem is I am noticing that after my 7.30am run I start to feel really tired & hungry around 11am despite having had a breakfast of 3 heaped dessert spoons of porrige with nuts,rasins, 1 spoonfull of yoghurt & a little honey at 8.30am.
So today I had lunch at 11.45 a large sandwich of 2 rashers & salad followed by a large nectarine & a couple of spoonfulls of stewed rhubarb.
I was then so tired that I laid down on my bed & fell asleep for an hour & woke feeling much better had a decaffe & bun and went back to work which is a standing up job.
This happened one day last week too.Am I doing too much too soon?Eating the wrong things,or too much in one go or what? I don't drink a huge amount of water but have plenty of decaffe Both my grandfathers had late onset diabitees & I do get tired if I dont eat regularily even when not running.