Monthly Archives: December 2012

Fish Can Fly

Ironic that when picking today’s clothes, I selected my white “Fish Can Fly” t-shirt (more info: here). It’s a shirt that U2’s Bono designed to help raise money for Wildlife Conservation Society and the Conservation Cotton Initiative. It’s meaning is … Continue reading

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Room for Improvement

I’m trying to consolidate my posts so it’s less posting on here of my daily activities. Plus that’s kind of, well, weird for me too on one hand. I had a couple of great Masters workouts on Wednesday and Thursday. … Continue reading

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Getting My Groove Back!

Talked with Janet Manning yesterday afternoon.  She’s great with pep talks! Luckily she was driving so couldn’t answer my text so she called instead.  She was on her way to pick up a snake (that’s another story…she’s afraid of them … Continue reading

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Breathe & Regroup

Feeling a bit better now, but still have some mental cloudiness that I need to break through. My thoughts went dark quickly on Friday and I couldn’t control it. What was worse was the people I was talking to just … Continue reading

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Fear

I’m probably overthinking right now, but I’m finding myself already slipping into a mental state where I’m afraid that I’m in over my head. This is my first open water swim EVER. I haven’t even been swimming in a lake … Continue reading

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Swimming Blind

Swimming blind this week since I don’t have an official training schedule this week, but making the best of it. I know Jamie is super busy and I’m the least of things that he should be paying attention to, but … Continue reading

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Emergency Kit Needed

Oh yeah I keep forgetting to mention that Jamie said on Saturday that training schedule-wise, I’m ahead of someone who did the length of Tahoe last year and didn’t have much swimming experience prior to his Tahoe crossing. This felt … Continue reading

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