Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Past few days

We still haven't made anything official yet, which just may be our downfall! Nonetheless, we're excited that there's now LESS than 12 weeks before the tri! OMG...that's soon!

I ran some yesterday. I'm trying to get my speed up to a decent non-runner speed. We've got a race Saturday, so I think I'm going to try to get a short run in Thursday sometime. I'm not going to worry about running the whole thing, but I'd like to see what my best time can be, even if I walk some. My main goal this time -- not throw up! Hopefully, I post my goals before the race.

I swam some today. It went alright. I think I've gone downhill with my swim. I seem to struggle with breathing, which I thought I shook a long time ago! I just need to consistently swim twice a week and I think I'll do better. I really didn't want to go to the gym today!

Non workout side note:
We have a new President of the United States, ladies and gentlemen. Unfortunately, I had to be at a work thing all morning and missed the inauguration, but I plan to watch it online sometime. Since I have a soapbox, perhaps I'll get on it for a minute. Democrat or republican, we should honor our former President George W. Bush. Is true I was not a fan, but as his term neared its close, I found myself giving him more compassion. He's gone now and hating him will do you no good. He took on an enormous task offering to run the country and we should thank him for the attempt. More importantly, whether you like President Barack Obama (that's cool to say!) or not, please hope, pray, wish he will be what the country so desperately needs right now. You don't need to love your President, but respect him until he gives you a reason not to. If he's already lost your respect, for whatever reason, then I ask you to put your ill will aside and pray he will benefit the country, even if you personally don't like him. Do what you can to better the country, take responsibility for the country and honor your country! It's the dawn of a new era, and I'm proud to be an American. Congratulations President Obama! Good luck, Mr. President!


Rob said...

I know only 12 weeks to go till our tri's. Wow how time fly's. I am to the Rage triathlon here in Las Vegas. I am only doing the Sprint one to start and maybe in October I'll to the Olympic.
I did my first swim in a long time today and I think I really, sorry for the language, but sucked at it. My breathing was bad also and I just couldn't keep water out of my nose and mouth. I have a lot to learn about the proper swimming methods and hopefully 12 weeks is enough time to learn it.
I hope all is well with you and keep at it as well.

Rob said...

Now get to the gym! :-)