Tag Archives: determination

A deliciously difficult number one

The night before, I didn’t sleep–partially because of the idiots blaring America’s Funniest Home Videos next door, but also because I couldn’t calm down. The Novice 1x weighed heavily on my mind. I made it to the park in the … Continue reading

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Don’t be afraid

Tomorrow is my first regatta of the season and I went out on a limb. Way, way, way far out. As I sat at my computer Wednesday night, the final entry deadline, I wavered between nothing and something. Then Alan … Continue reading

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Lemons

This “month of love” has been difficult.  Sour times in the rowing world.  Impending regattas, slating, trailer woes, personality woes, just lip-curling sour, sour, sour! It’s hard to ignore the disgruntled feeling in the boat.  You’re all squished together and … Continue reading

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Civil War

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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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

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No Backing Down

Imagine being an Olympian and seeing the World Record mark flashed on the screen before you.   A World Record is that honor that everyone wants to hold.  But what about the other mark?   The personal best. Everyone has … Continue reading

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