Monthly Archives: September 2018

WRMR 2018: Day 4, the Conclusion

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

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WRMR 2018: Day 3

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

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WRMR 2018 Day 2

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

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WRMR 2018 Day One:

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

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It’s the Night Before FISA and all through the town…

…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

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One week to FISA World Masters

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

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Swampy Times

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

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