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Nurse Ratched    pirate
15/04/2013 at 16:28

Oh Frag, how crap.  (((((((Fraggle))))))). You're not alone tonight, I hope? Recover quickly.

Good news here - went for a swim today and not a single grumble from the back.  It's feeling good, apart from a bit of stiffness first thing in the morning.  Looks like the sportive this weekend is on after all.

Edited: 15/04/2013 at 16:29
Britrisky    pirate
15/04/2013 at 16:42
Great news you're ok, Fraggle - heads and pavements are not a good combination
iron fraggle    pirate
15/04/2013 at 16:48

Nursey I have company so you need not worry. Bruising is going down remarkably quickly on my head now, but it's sitting down that's the difficult part despite all the natural padding I have

15/04/2013 at 18:17

fraggle - hope you are ok, that sounds nasty

Nurse, glad your back is starting to feel better

M...eldy    pirate
15/04/2013 at 18:22

honestly .... one  meeting with me and she's throwing herself at traffic !

iron fraggle    pirate
15/04/2013 at 19:18

mr frag has given the bike the once-over and either the rear mech or rear mech hanger is damaged   so more money down the Tri drain!


going away for a few days as my uncle is having his op tomorrow; was going to take my bike, but I guess it'll be cozzie and trainers instead now.

WildWill    pirate
15/04/2013 at 20:32
Evening all

Wk 6 D 1 ...

- 2k swim ... As 5 x 400m acceleration set

- 3hr spin ... Spinervals 13: Tough Love
- 20min core and stretch
Cortina5    pirate
15/04/2013 at 22:09

Frags is in the wars again... I don't suppose you happened to see my wife & kids in A&E did you? Seems they were there today too.

Heal well (again!)

16/04/2013 at 09:22

Feeling distinctly at a low ebb today, maybe because I know it's going to be a poor training week (lots on with family and a weekend at a writing convention).  Could also be because I watched an hour of the Boston tragedy last night.

Determined to get out for a run later.  Some mornings I just can't seem to get out of bed...

16/04/2013 at 12:22
I'm with you Tim. Too much Boston coverage here. Watched a video of people looting race gear in the middle of the wounded last night that made me want to vomit. To top it off, I get to say goodbye to my uncle today, the only father I've ever really had.

Fraggle, concussions are no joke. Make sure you take it easy and also get a new helmet.
Nurse Ratched    pirate
16/04/2013 at 12:31

(((Yank))),  a tough day for you.


My turbo wheel appears to have a slow puncture, so that's some tube changing practise lined up.

Ironholgs    pirate
16/04/2013 at 14:37

Sending you good wishes for today IronYank - a tough one!

Ironholgs    pirate
16/04/2013 at 14:40

IronDonkey - am mentoring a couple of people for the first time this year. One remotely and one locally. No idea if I'm doing it right, will know more in August but it's been a fun experience and one that I'd be happy to repeat.

WildWill    pirate
16/04/2013 at 14:48

Sad time IronYank ... Take care

16/04/2013 at 14:54

Thanks for the support!  At a hotel in an area I don't ever run and went out to run to clear my head and such. Ended up running right past the funeral home.  I don't think it was an accident.  I'll be remembering the good times today.

16/04/2013 at 15:00

IY, condolences.  But yeah, remember the good times.

16/04/2013 at 18:45

IY, hope today isn't too tough, my thoughts are with you

fraggle - hope you have recovered

M...eldy    pirate
16/04/2013 at 19:26

I hope today goes ok for you Yanky

55 miles in the sun and wind ... nearly perfect training

WildWill    pirate
16/04/2013 at 19:32
G'day all
Wk 6 D 2 .... And Another solid one for me today

- Swim ... 1mile continuous at an easy pace

- Run .. 40min Laps around the local park

- 2hrs 15min spin ... Including 2 back-to-back RPM classes

Felt good
Edited: 16/04/2013 at 19:33
16/04/2013 at 20:10
All the best Jeff, thoughts are with you.

Not much to comment about Boston, words just fail me. Thoughts with the victims, families and friends.

The looting thing has just peeved me off even more, how low can people get.

Not doing any training myself this week, hoping to get legs right for sunday. Feeling fat, lazy & demotivated today
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