Category Archives: swimming

Swim results and some reflections

My 2.4 mile swim was yesterday.  Thinking back i’m still in awe that I completed it. At 6 AM I was standing on the shore with my super strong trainer, and we’re both freaking out.  It looked soooooo far.  Then … Continue reading

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Go right because there’s no shortcuts to the top

Earlier today I wrote about missing my morning run.  I had open water swim this evening, which usually tires me out, between the current and the heat.  I went for a longer than normal swim.  My trainer commented that I … Continue reading

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Ugh!

I woke up this morning to a crampy abdomen. I walked around a little bit but the pain didn’t go away.  So I went back to bed and curled up in a ball, thus missing my run.  When I got up … Continue reading

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Open water swimming

Yesterday was my first training in the open water for the swim I am doing on October 1.  It went well, but there were a few things I wasn’t expecting. Choppy – the water was choppy.  Depending on which direction … Continue reading

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Training blues (already)

I couldn’t get myself out of bed this morning.  I just didn’t feel like getting up and running.  Looking back, I’m not real happy with that decision, because it’s supposed to be 104 this afternoon.  I tried to think about … Continue reading

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