Archives for "June, 2011"
Recently I came across a few items that reminded me that I am entering the serious mode being that I am under the 130 day mark for #2.
Deserts. How do you know if your serious? Believe it or not I haven’t had a desert in 12 days, with 18 to go. Why? Well 12 days ago [...]
Nemesis definition -
1. Something that a person cannot conquer, achieve, etc.
2. An opponent or rival whom a person cannot best or overcome.
In the world of triathlon I have the feeling we all have a nemesis. Some are lucky and they might only have one, some like me have many. Those that have many, some will [...]
There is a saying among the Ironman, survive to the starting line and the race is a piece of cake.
If I had to define my journey to Ironman #2 it would be roller coaster.
Being an Ironman virgin is so much different than being a seasoned pro of one. Finding a balance escapes me for a moment. [...]
OK I am an almost 45 year man in body! Some would say I am a 11 year old in mind. But I have to admit to one thing, there is this one song that when it comes on no matter if it is on the iPod, the radio or on musac in the elevator [...]
Can 38 minutes change ones life? Well maybe the word “change” is a bit strong but I just went through a very emotional run and it took 38 minutes.
Today was filled with ups and downs, with the biggest bummer being a person I have grown to look to as an inspiration losing something that we [...]
This evening I had some time to think. Tonight I set up the hamster machine and started to peddle. Tonight actually served two purposes -
To cover some needed miles as I continue to play catch up on a late start this season.
WHAT! Yes tonight was the type of night that will determine if/when I [...]
Ladies and gentleman,
I am about to do something in my Ironman journey that I have not done since that day of all days back in September.
It is a day that puts fear the most in me, if not many triathletes. It scares me more than riding 112 miles up hill. It is scarier that running [...]
Friends are important. Friends are there through thick and thin. Friends are people who know you down to your soul. Friends are their to support you and to lean on in time of need. I am missing a very special friend. This friend is not a person, nor animal or even a plant.
This friend …