Fatman to Ironman

Another Ironman journey

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20/03/2013 at 14:56

Update:  seeing the doc at 15:00 local.  Can't really see out of my right eye.  I'm avoiding WebMD like the plague so as to not scare the piss out of myself.

iron fraggle    pirate
20/03/2013 at 15:05

ooh that sounds nasty IY - good that you're getting it seen to asap.

Nurse Ratched    pirate
20/03/2013 at 17:00

Conjunctivitis IY.  That'll be $200 please.

20/03/2013 at 17:21

Have any home remedies, Dr. Nurse? Or do I have to go see him to get a scrip?

20/03/2013 at 17:38
Whats going on, sicknote thread! If you were horses you'd be put down.

Hope you all feel better soon.

1 hour run done. Calfs hurt
M...eldy    pirate
20/03/2013 at 18:05

I hesitate to say I feel fine ... please dont send it my way !!

Fraggle, am I right in thinking you had something viral last year for a couple of weeks?  I think we need to start planning these in !

10 miles run, thats a nice little milestone for me ... fiingers crossed

Sossige, what have you done to it?

20/03/2013 at 18:09

fraggle - glad you are starting to feel better

get well soon everyone else

having a rest day today, yesterday I biked, run a bit on the treadmill and did some strength work no wonder I am tired today

Rafiki    pirate
20/03/2013 at 18:31

A day of hills for me on the bike - Remenham Hill to Pilshill to Howe Hill to Aston Hill, puncture, to Ibstone Hill then home. Hard 60 miles, but felt good (and dry!!)

M...eldy    pirate
20/03/2013 at 18:33

Nice biking Rafi!

I am having a recovery week so just a 3 hr bike for tomorrow but undecided what to do with it ... easy 3 hrs or 3 hrs of hills??

Nurse Ratched    pirate
20/03/2013 at 18:38

Get thee to the doctor IY

20/03/2013 at 20:07
I am sorry to hear you guys are all feeling poorly... And fraggle I'm glad you feeling better. No training for me today (using as rest day) and will train tomorrow (thanks iron cat).

Conjunctivitis: if really bad you may need eye drops that you can get over the counter (usually chloramphenicol).
Take care
20/03/2013 at 20:14
Dont know melds. It feels like ive got a knot in the inside of my calf muscles. Right leg is quite painfull. I had it before and managed to roll/massage it out after a few days.

I think its from running in those Newtons. I've got a new pair of my usual trainers now so will stick to them till after IM now i think.
20/03/2013 at 20:15

Nursey wins the medical award.  Conjunctivitis, plus antibiotic for the sore throat and other maladies.  No swimming for a week which torpedos my tri on Sunday.  /cry

M...eldy    pirate
20/03/2013 at 20:20

Oh bugger Yank ...  thats a pain

Sossige, wise move I think

20/03/2013 at 20:28
Unlucky IY. Shit timing
WildWill    pirate
20/03/2013 at 20:42
Evening all

Bad luck IY ... Hope you get better quick

Not a bad day for me ..

- Insanity session

- 1 hr spin ... Focusing on drills and recovery
- 6k swim ... Done as 6 x 1000m ... Suffered a lot of bad cramp towards the end
20/03/2013 at 20:53

Sorry to hear that IY.  

Total training failure today (work, family stuff), and eaten crap.  Cue feelings of intense guilt.

Nurse Ratched    pirate
20/03/2013 at 22:27

Cash or bank transfer is fine IY.





Hope you're soon on the mend

WildWill    pirate
21/03/2013 at 13:31

Ay Up all 

An easier day for me today ... as I have a 7hr drive/commute this afternoon


 - SWIM - 35min easy recovery pace

 - Fartlek RUN : 4.5mile mixed terrain and mixed pace


21/03/2013 at 14:07

WW, you're a machine. Top training.


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