Fatman to Ironman

Another Ironman journey

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M...eldy    pirate
27/03/2014 at 17:32

Does toffee cake also work as a preventative?  

Nurse Ratched    pirate
27/03/2014 at 18:26

Hmmmmmm ... to the best of my medical knowledge, it's never stopped a pregnancy  But if you know different ...

M...eldy    pirate
27/03/2014 at 19:00

I meant for hypothermia you donut 

27/03/2014 at 19:19

evening troops.

Exciting news. Tri plus magazine are doing an article on my Ironman Journey off the back of my blog. I have a photo shoot on Tuesday. Apparently one of the pics will be a double page spread. To fit my belly in i suppose 

M...eldy    pirate
27/03/2014 at 19:22

Being in a magazine is soooooo last year  

(But good fun) !!

Nurse Ratched    pirate
27/03/2014 at 19:27

Really Melds? Oh how silly of me 

SD is going to be a centrefold!  Tell them to be careful where they put the staples.  

M...eldy    pirate
27/03/2014 at 19:33


Cake    pirate
28/03/2014 at 12:38

SD make sure they do the photo's tastefully. Your know it's going to be on Meldy's wall for years after otherwise.


Duda the Mutineer    pirate
28/03/2014 at 22:53

Are donuts preventative too!



Well done on the centrefold ISD


Edited: 28/03/2014 at 22:54
Nurse Ratched    pirate
29/03/2014 at 16:59
Duda wrote (see)

Are donuts preventative too!





No, silly, they wouldn't work.  They've got holes in

22/06/2015 at 18:04

Hi Guys..

Another fatman looking to become an ironman. Seems such a long way away

M...eldy    pirate
22/06/2015 at 18:56

It is a long way Phil .... but its a fun journey  

22/06/2015 at 19:09
Using that strange definition of fun again Meldy. ?
22/06/2015 at 19:21

Well im hoping its going to be fun.

What is the best way to start?

Get my fitness up first or try and join a running club? I juyst feel I wouldn't be fit enough for a club yet.

M...eldy    pirate
22/06/2015 at 19:30

why not ... most clubs take beginers?

22/06/2015 at 19:34
I couldn't swim when I joined a tri club
M...eldy    pirate
22/06/2015 at 19:39

Can you now ?

22/06/2015 at 19:44

Evening all. Havent looked in here for a long while, hope everyones keeping well.


Just go for it Phil. You will find you get loads of support in a Tri club, regardless of your current fitness level

22/06/2015 at 19:45
Not really no ! But I generally managed to get round the bouys in 90 mins at an IM
22/06/2015 at 19:46

Yes good point, ill email some clubs, Im sure there will be some in Aberdeen.


At least I don't have to learn to swim, that's one positive at least.

So what is the Pirate thing?


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