Maths I think the main issue is that I've had 2 wks of 9+hrs sleep a night so 6-7 is bad! Plus as you say getting back to things. Today has been awful and ended in the last 10mins of the last lesson of the day with a student waiting for his mum to take him to A&E having managed to trip in class and cut his face so badly it need stitches!
Hubby just thinks I'm mad and doesn't say a word but I feel guilty about taking too much time out which is why I traing each morning but this week has just been a fail!
Just checked the pool time table for a swim tomorrow night and from 12 lunch it's booked for swimming lessons and clubs until closing time! Great!
Oh well have new pirate kit now so have to train! The bike jacket needs to be worn! Plus I have to take the lad swimming as he's doing the swimathon so I have an excuse
my garmin went stupid when it was really cold last year
the HRM strap is apparently iffy after -5
ohhhh shittake mushroooms.....
Just checked the 'entries to date' and their I am, on the list. entered. officially IN.
im too excited to understand/care how much this is going to hurt.
so I go a newsletter mail from one step beyond...
Outlaw'those 250 people on the waiting list have now ALL got a place in the Outlaw'
Now.... I am sure I put myslf on the waiting list, but I can't find an email confirming it....... and no email yet from OSB asking me to pay money.....
Seren... If I'm in, do you want to race.....?I'll be off the bike first but will be 50-50 run walking the marathon on no run training so you can hunt me down!
If you had to hop it i think you would beat me OC..........but bring it on.....
I've had the best 5 weeks of training ever.........if i can get another 25 like this i will whip your arse OC
every time i go swimming i tell myself as lonh as i do 20/30 mins then thats better than zero.....and have managed to do the full hour each time
Off to do a different park run today......will run it with my OH and then he will run home to make up his long run...he understands me wanting to get the sessions in as he always gets his running sessions in
Week 5 done and dusted with 2 bikes combined into 1 (bike to town, faffage, bike home!) and 1 long swim instead of 2 short ones. (1m in 30mins is never gonna happen so 1hr swum!)
Next week sees the 1st of the brick sessions and ice/snow predicted. I see plenty of turbo time and trail shoes on pavements for more grip! I will get 2 swims in this week
EP - see, your training has picked up already
it's scarey to think we're on week 6 now and base is almost over!
yep. scarey was what I was thinking it should be called. my base isnt ready yet
neither is mine! But hey I just want to finish in 16.59.59 or less
week 5 finished...........
Scary indeed. I had planned to start a few weeks in and repeat some of the early weeks, but thanks to bubonic plague I'm back to following the plan as it's written. No bad thing, it's quite enough of a challenge as it is.
better to get the illnesses over and done with early...........
More than halfway through base training?! Oh goodness, I was starting to get used to training and week 6 already....You're right Seren, positive thing about being injured now is that hopefully I'm getting it over with and will be okay to walk the mara!
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