Minneapolis,MN 
Today
Light drizzle High 40FLow 28F
  • Temp: 45F
  • Hum: 100%
  • W: 11mph SSE
MONDAY
Light snow
High 23F
Low 14F
TUESDAY
Sunny
High 26F
Low 22F
WEDNESDAY
Overcast
High 30F
Low 10F
THURSDAY
Sunny
High 13F
Low 6F

Alrighty, here is my plan for the weekend, thanks to great advice from Dr. Scott - who reminded me that a DNF is okay. It is acceptable (and intelligent) to stop if I start getting really uncomfortable.

As I recall another BTer stating: DFL > DNF > DNS
So... if it is DNF, it is still better than DNS

This is not my A race for the season, and I have always been of the mindset that this is a warm-up for the Turtleman Oly, in August.

I have made a promise to myself that I will complete the swim and the bike legs, period.
The run is two laps, which gives me the opportunity to assess my physical state between the two laps, to determine whether the second lap is wise.

 

Strength
  • 10m

Push-ups
Crunches

It has been a busy, and fun, couple of weeks. I am in the process of moving back in with my honey - amazing what 12+ months of personal growth can do for two people.  It is wonderful to have the "pack" reunited - I missed the house, the boys (two goldies, two kitties), and, obviously, Val. 
She is doing great after having the heart attack, and will be going back to work, next week.  Even though my "vitals" are great (BP, cholesterol, etc.) I have joined her in "heart healthy" eating - including saying good-bye to my beloved cheese {sigh}.  Okay, perhaps once in a while I will indulge, but very rarely. 

I am still a bit up in the air about this weekend's Oly triathlon.  My back is being a bit finicky lately, but I have also been pushing myself a bit more, and also dramatically reduced the amount of ibuprofen that I have been taking, and virtually eliminated the use of flexeral.  I have left a detailed message for Dr. Scott to get his educated opinion, since he has been working with me this whole time.

One of the exciting aspects is that Val and I picked up used, matching 2008 Yamaha Zuma scooters... they are fantastic!!!  I have been commuting to work on mine the past couple of days... what a blast! The previous owners modified a few things - they removed all of the decals, painted the gray parts black, as well as the chrome seat rail... it is a sleek looking machine.  Plus, they adjusted the throttle a bit so this bad boy can almost hit 40 mph!

 

The past 5 days were "minimal computer usage" days... I will need to catch up on a few things, hopefully tonight!
Bike
  • 2h 00m 22s
  • 26.52 miles
  • 13.22 Mi/hr

Ah, felt great to be on the bike. Tried a new route, which was good on the outbound, but a bit weird on the inbound.

Strength
  • 10m

Crunches
Dying Bugs
Push-ups

Sport
  • Yoga
  • 05m

Sport
  • Yard Work
  • 30m

Happy Independence Day!!! 

 

 

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