Thursday, May 31, 2012

I'm Back, Baby!

The last two weeks have been kind of rough.  My daughter graduated the 8th grade last week.


  My mom and step-dad came in from the West Coast to see her and my niece walk across the stage.  This meant a lot of family get-togethers and when my family gets together it always involves food.  It also always involves stress.  And, unfortunately, stress for me means alcohol.  I probably drank more the last 10 days then I had the previous 2 months.  This all added up to 8 extra lbs on my frame.  But I'm really not the least concerned about that.

I also nailed all my workouts for the last 10 days and I'm feeling really good.  I already have 3 of those 8 lbs gone again and I've walked at least an hour the last 4 days.  I feel like I'm getting to the point I can start moving my Tri training forward.  I don't feel comfortable running on my bum knee yet but I'm going to start cycling.  If I don't soon I won't be able to look Andrea in the eye much longer.

I realized today I need to find some beginner Triathlon info.  So far, I've only been concerned with losing weight and building strength but at some point I think I might need to know what I'm doing.  If anyone has suggestions leave them in the comments.

Look Ma!  No hair!!!

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  1. Wow! She is going to be in HS next year!

    Is that why you sit in the lab all the time now? To avoid me? hehe

    Tuesdays after work - Trail of tears - short 2 mile run + 15 mile ride - you know you want to join me!!

    http://beginnertriathlete.com/

    I have a couple of books I will bring you too.

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    1. Awesome! As soon as I can run I'll be out there with you. Can't wait.

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  2. Hey you! I have a little eBook here: http://www.swimbikemom.com/free-ebook

    Also, check out the book: Your First Triathlon by Joe Friel and Slow Fat Triathlete by Jayne Williams. Both excellent starter books.

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    1. That was my sneaky little way to let you plug your book here :-). Now you'll have to read my review!

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