Fatman to Ironman

Another Ironman journey

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M...eldy    pirate
26/01/2013 at 19:31

Donkey that is amazing!!  Well done you!!

26/01/2013 at 19:37
Sorry all. A few too many of my recent posts have been somewhat "look at me, look at me, look at me!"

Anyway. Day off tomorrow. I sense a hangover coming - my first with a newly 2 year old. Should be fun.
Britrisky    pirate
26/01/2013 at 21:39
It's great, ID - go ahead and share all the good stuff, it puts all the hard days, the failures and the injuries into perspective
Nurse Ratched    pirate
26/01/2013 at 22:13

Crackin' work ID, well done you.  And don't worry, we're all here to provide shoulders for each other to offload onto.

Hangover + toddler......................I hope you have a very understanding OH!

 

M...eldy    pirate
26/01/2013 at 23:02

...or a cage?

26/01/2013 at 23:24
"Look at me posts" is what its all about. We can inspire each other that way

Although Melds hasnt inspired me into flying a broom yet
27/01/2013 at 08:49
2 1/2 turbo yesterday and that was tough I could not settle at all.
Achey legs this morning but am going to try my first club run this morning.
It was going to be a duathlon but the snow ice and rain mean it's now a muddy run.
27/01/2013 at 09:38

Have fun Ali. I'm just back from a 7 miler down Whitlingham. Stuck to the road though as the path round the lake was too slippy. I would have done the club thing but have the cycle maintenance course at 10.30am.

 

27/01/2013 at 10:28

Enjoy the run Ali!

Just back from an 8 (ish) mile run in the sun! It's so nice not having to worry too much about slipping on the ice and snow! A couple of Strava PRs too, which is always nice

Hope everyone's training goes well today!

 

27/01/2013 at 12:20

Yeaaah!! Go for it!

27/01/2013 at 13:37

Just finished my first 50 mile bike ride.  Great fun, avergaed 15mph.  Chain off once, had to turn around twice cos of flooding (sure I saw an Ark being built on a distant hillside).  Roads were a mess in places.  Aching a bit, but in a good way.  A real confidence boost.

27/01/2013 at 13:41
10k done uphil and down very wet and muddy and I fell over but no harm done. Slowest there by far but had lots if fun and a couple of the guys stayed back to keep me company. Got to try and salvage my trainers somehow this afternoon.
IronCat5    pirate
27/01/2013 at 16:29
Well done DTT and Ali.
Hose the trainers down and fill with balls of newspaper. Replace hourly, or stick in the airing cupboard.

I normally realise I've forgotten to do that when I get my wet xc shoes out of the bag a month later!

90km on the bike today, including a recce of the Marlow du course. Got home and did a 1.25 km brick to see if I could still run.
M...eldy    pirate
27/01/2013 at 17:07
I've been asleep all day but have intentions to run before I go back to work tonight!
How lovely to see grass and pavements!
27/01/2013 at 18:07

I've been on the Sofa all day with the finest hangover for many many years (I know it's not big or clever although it was a very good night).

OH not to happy (as could be expected).  Toddler has had a fine old time using me as a climbing frame.

Back on the training wagon tomorrow.

ChallengeGoGoGas    pirate
27/01/2013 at 19:49
I'm back

Did u miss me?

Just completed week one of my IM training plan

Hello everyone and happy new year to all of you !
M...eldy    pirate
27/01/2013 at 19:54
Look what the cat dragged in!
27/01/2013 at 19:54
27/01/2013 at 19:56

Good training today by the looks everyone.

 

IronCat5    pirate
27/01/2013 at 20:02
M...eldy wrote (see)
Look what the cat dragged in!

Nothing to do with me!

Merry Christmas, Happy New Year Gastank. Oh - have a good easter too. I take it you got in to Barcelona then?

 

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