Leaping Into March

Another month has ended and I was able to achieve the training goals I set out for February. I wanted to set a personal best in my half marathon and get flip turns down while swimming my warm up and warm down during workouts. Both accomplished. March is a bitter sweet month for me. Several... Continue Reading →

Joy Along the Journey

I woke up this morning to find my little head cold growing and I sounded like Edith Ann. I didn't have a fever and figured it wouldn't get in my way of swimming, so off to the pool I went. So glad I did. Today is Tuesday - speed day in the pool. I found... Continue Reading →

Sun, Sun, Sun

Sunshine can make so much look and feel so much better. Yesterday was a snowy, cold, dark day. Today the sun is shining, the temperature is rising, and I hear thuds of snow and ice melting and falling off the roof. What better day for a long run? I headed out as the sun was... Continue Reading →

Head Over Heels

I have always wanted to fall head over heels, but until that day comes I will celebrate that today is the day I successfully flipped head over heels - and pushed off the wall. Over and over again. I met the lifeguard at the pool this morning for an hour of flipping. For a good... Continue Reading →


Today marks a couple of milestones in my swimming. First, year to date I swam over 100,000 meters. After my second swim this afternoon I will have reached a total of 104,650 meters. That is 65 miles and it is only February 24th. Last year I crossed that mark in July. Wow. I don't plan... Continue Reading →

Change of Pace

I decided to change things up a bit today after the day I had yesterday. Change is good, it keeps me on my toes. I swam this morning and added a second speed workout in the week since I need to improve my pace. In searching for a good workout, I found one with a... Continue Reading →

Learning and Pancakes

I think it is possible to learn something every day, and many of my fellow bloggers have taught me a great deal. Today I learned that while here in the States today is most often referred to as Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday, after reading several blogs I learned that many other countries refer to... Continue Reading →

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