Fatman to Ironman

Another Ironman journey

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Nurse Ratched    pirate
20/09/2012 at 09:04

Better than it was, thanks. I can stand up now, just not straight!
Heat pack and some very gentle exercises seem to be helping a wee bit.  That and whisky.

Cortina5    pirate
20/09/2012 at 09:12

Hope you had a good one Rafi. You're on the up Nurse!

After yesterday's run my ankle is sore this morning. Just walked the kids to school and back and it is easing (though still clicking loudly), and some pain.

Another week off?

Nurse Ratched    pirate
20/09/2012 at 09:16
IronCat5 in the Hat wrote (see)

Another week off?


Cortina5    pirate
20/09/2012 at 09:20

Lunchtime turbo then.

20/09/2012 at 09:45

Diazepam nurse?

20/09/2012 at 09:49

Yes to another week Cat!

Nurse Ratched    pirate
20/09/2012 at 10:15

Yes please.

Nurse Ratched    pirate
20/09/2012 at 10:45

Since I have lots of time on my hands at the moment, I went back and started reading this thread from the beginning.

I am sitting here giggling at how adamant I was that I wouldn't be doing IM until 2014.

Edited: 20/09/2012 at 10:45
seren nos    pirate
20/09/2012 at 10:50

Raf......penblwydd hapus for yesterday............I hope you had a drink for everyone who posts on the trhead

can't believe Ourtlaw has sold out already......they might realise some spare ones.but with Cancer research UK having 100 charity  places then maybe they wont......

Rafiki    pirate
20/09/2012 at 12:25

By state of my head this morning, I feels like I had a pint for everyone on this thread!! But 1 hours spinning this morning (bike, not my head ) then half hour in the pool seemed to help - not sure the hours massage did though - I think it just released all those nasties back into the blood stream!!

I think news of our patented bottle shopping trolley dump must have spread, hence Outlaw selling out so quickly

seren nos    pirate
20/09/2012 at 12:31

I have been training for the bottle dump...i will win that element of the race

Rafiki    pirate
20/09/2012 at 12:35

you mean you've just been drinking lots of beer and throwing the bottles at people?

WildWill    pirate
20/09/2012 at 13:38

Afternoon all

My short day today so ...

 - Swim session - easy pased focusing on my stroke style

 - Run - Skills Session .. strides and drills etc  

20/09/2012 at 18:17

Picked out a quite hilly 9.8 mile loop to use regularly to test my biking speed.  First effort: 34:39, ave 16.9mph. It's a bit 'up and down' with one short, sharp out-of-the-saddle hill.  Hope to see some improvement soon! 

M...eldy    pirate
20/09/2012 at 18:34

I have a similar benchmark down this way, steady climb from home for about 3 miles and then turn left up a firkin great hill for another 2 miles or so
22 mins the last time I did it albeit on my mountain bike

ChallengeGoGoGas    pirate
20/09/2012 at 19:54
Evening all evening nurse

Rat happy barf day !

Hmmm think a bench mark ride sounds cool I might get one of those, think I have a short sharp nasty hill nearby which would be useful
M...eldy    pirate
20/09/2012 at 19:56

and a Benchmark League 

Running Postie    pirate
20/09/2012 at 20:21

I have a bench mark ride but no fecking hills for miles around....welcome to Lincolnshire!

M...eldy    pirate
20/09/2012 at 20:25

Do it in the big gear with the brakes on

Nurse Ratched    pirate
20/09/2012 at 21:12

Evening troops.  And Gas.

I can stand up straight 

How are the sore ankles?

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