Swim, Bike, Swim

My day today was framed by swimming. This morning I swam 3,000 meters outside in an endurance set with my training partner. Swimming outside is so invigorating. The air was cool enough to motivate me to swim as quickly as possible yet the water was warm enough I did not feel cold. The workout wentContinue reading “Swim, Bike, Swim”

The Valiant

“Cowards die many times before their deaths, The valiant never taste of death but once.” Julius Caesar, William Shakespeare This quote was used today in another blog I follow and really struck me. I have known brave people in their career but fearful to attempt to run a 5K let alone a marathon. I haveContinue reading “The Valiant”

Back to “Normal”

Taking time off and going away helps me rest, relax, regroup and remember how much I love my bed! Sleeping at home last night was a delight. Especially with my little stomach issue. From what I can tell I did have a very mild form of food poisoning. This morning I did sleep in aContinue reading “Back to “Normal””

The Best Laid Plans….

“The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” – Robert Burns This quote came to mind when I thought of what to write today. I had hoped to get a run in this morning before packing and flying home. Unfortunately my plans did go a bit awry, and it began with aContinue reading “The Best Laid Plans….”

Rain Drops and Sunshine

I find it extra special when I go on vacation and not only is the weather wonderful but it is raining at home. Unfortunately today the reverse was true. When I woke the rain was just finishing and the sky was brightening so I changed to get a run in. I figured out a mileContinue reading “Rain Drops and Sunshine”