Welcome to my rowing diary. Here I chronicle my struggles, triumphs, and thoughts about life as an amateur masters rower.
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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: September 2018
Rough night. What you don’t know is Caelan gifted me with his head cold, which came on strong Friday. I’ve been well-dosed with allergy and cough medicine so I can breathe and stop hacking up a lung. Last night I … Continue reading
Today my racing started a little later. Unfortunately little man had a cry fest around 2 am, so another night of broken sleep. I am still grateful for a little lie-in. The Women’s A4+ Another composite with Asheville and the … Continue reading
Another early morning! We had a fierce storm around midnight that woke us up and knocked out the power to our camper. It was a Murphy’s law kind of morning. Water bladder leaked all over the chair and floor. Left … Continue reading
I lack the words to adequately describe the roller coaster I rode this morning. After sleeping decently, I woke up at 4:15. Or, at least, that’s when I looked at the time. No way I could return to dream land. … Continue reading
…rowers were stirring, dreams of gold to be found. Tomorrow is the big day. Racing begins for me at 8:16 sharp with the Women’s A 1x. I will be glad to get this one over with! No more crazy dreams, … Continue reading
Where has the time gone? It’s 8pm, the zoo is in the car on I-75 in south Kentucky and we’re on our way to Florida! The big day finally arrived! Monday, being nervous about my capabilities, I started my workout … Continue reading
Third week to go, training got real. When I sat down to map my specific workouts, I realized I needed to work backwards from FISA to know what work to schedule. After a week of illness, I planned every day … Continue reading
Entries closed! Watching the last minute scramble to seat boats was fun. 🙂 My chart is decorated with highlighter and scribbles. I ended with four entries Thursday, three Friday and Saturday, and two Sunday. Five weeks and counting! Recovery week … Continue reading