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21/12/2012 at 19:17
5 weeks and a day since my ankle op, an event I celebrated with a Physio supervised 5 min jog around a highly sprung gymnastics floor exercise area.

Good to be back "running".

All the best of the season's joy etc etc to those celebrating. I'm guessing I will over celebrate to the tune of 3 / 4 lbs.....
21/12/2012 at 19:54
Good news on the ankle ID.

Think ive probably put 6lbs on during the run up to christmas. Will lose it once the old IM training commences in a couple of weeks.

Hows everyones 30 week Outlaw training going?

I entered this bad boy today as my Olympic cant wait

23/12/2012 at 08:50
Morning, all very quiet on here lately.

Guess your all either doing Christmas stuff or training to much to post

Hoping to do a cheeky 40 mile ish ride today, its a bit blowy outside though so cold be interesting.
Ironholgs    pirate
23/12/2012 at 09:15

Morning SD,

Enjoy the bike ride.

23/12/2012 at 09:32
Cheers Holgs. You up to much today?
Nurse Ratched    pirate
23/12/2012 at 09:52

I'm still here.  Been swimming, running and turboing this week, but today I'll be making mince pies and staying cosy in front of the fire.

Good luck on the bike SD, the weather here is far too fierce to venture out in.

23/12/2012 at 10:35
Well done Nursey. I havent made it out the door yet
23/12/2012 at 12:37

Managed a couple of runs the last few days, but had ingrowing toe nail done (sore!), and my missus has turned 40, so busy with that too.  Oh, and apparently it's Christmas soon.

Off for a nice Xmas Eve fell run tomorrow.

M...eldy    pirate
23/12/2012 at 13:01

Working today and tomorrow and then on Tuesday I think I shall cycle up to see the 'oss and make use of what ever time I have left before the annual indulgence and then back to work again Wednesday ...

23/12/2012 at 13:05



My cycling home until April.  Turbo just out of shot.


Ironholgs    pirate
23/12/2012 at 13:12

At the moment supervising a toddler with her lunch whilst Em has gone to sainsburys. Will run and turbo later to keep out of trouble.

Hope the toe improves quickly Tim.

Edited: 23/12/2012 at 13:12
Nurse Ratched    pirate
23/12/2012 at 13:14

Is most of the food on her rather than in her, Holgs?

M...eldy    pirate
23/12/2012 at 13:14

Braver man than me Donkey !!!

Nurse Ratched    pirate
23/12/2012 at 13:15

ID, I'd be having the wine rack in front of the bike.  And filled up

23/12/2012 at 13:16

ID how are you going to keep hydrated when using the rollers? The wine rack is empty 

23/12/2012 at 13:34
Good spot reference the wine rack. It's been empty for a few years. I should have gotten rid of it although I'm banned from doing so as it was a wedding gift which makes it a battle not worth fighting. Of all the things to get sentimental over.

Still. I know my place.
23/12/2012 at 13:45

While I'm feeling snap happy.  Here's a view of the Sea swim for my half distance event in September.  Man my swimming had better improve.... fast.



23/12/2012 at 14:51

that is a beautiful beach - where is it?

23/12/2012 at 15:23
I'm more interested in those restraint looking things hanging up in ID's dungeon

Managed a 41 mile ride, wind dropped a lot by half way. Had to ride through some deep floods.

Can tell i havent ridden far in a while, legs can feel ive done this today.
M...eldy    pirate
23/12/2012 at 15:27

That is indeed a lovely beach

I can smell the sea 

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