Welcome to my rowing diary. Here I chronicle my struggles, triumphs, and thoughts about life as an amateur masters rower.
Thank you for being part of the journey.
2019 Training Statistics
Current weight: 151
Weight goal: Get back to 150
Days on water: 8?
Days on land: Too many!
2k Erg Test: 1:55.9/spilt, 7:43.8
5k Erg Test: 20:30/ 2:03
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Monthly Archives: January 2013
First a gorgeous golden full moon and then we spin around to a molten sunrise. From this morning’s row: The Civil War My brain and my body have entered into a duel. I’m not sure who’s winning. See, all … Continue reading
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Light at the end of the tunnel?
Midway into January I feel like I’ve slumped. Both at rowing, where I can’t keep my back straight and engaged (which is causing me to dip forward at the catch, lose power and possibly check the boat), but on land … Continue reading
Posted in Struggles, Training Tagged 2-REW, exercise, goal, rowing, sacrifices, struggle, training, Women's 8+ 2 Comments
How I dropped 10+ pounds
About this time last year, I went to Las Vegas and needed to buy a new pair of jeans. I bought a sexy little pair of dark navy jeans that showed off my curves. Alan liked. In July we … Continue reading
Posted in Home, Other Tagged determination, diet, exercise, jeans, personal best, results, rowing, running, training, triumph, weight loss, Women's 8+ 1 Comment
I can’t believe I forgot this anecdote from yesterday’s row! We’d turned around. The sun was just beginning to paint the sky crimson and gold, but it was still rather dark. The men’s 8+ had already taken off and … Continue reading
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It’s just rowing, not rocket science.
“It’s just rowing, not rocket science,” claimed big Coach R this morning after being displeased with our connection at the front end. If only! Rocket science would spare my hands. I looked down at my lap this morning on … Continue reading