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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Tag Archives: inner voice
Week 5: Race Prep Brings on the Nerves
All was well. The house, quiet. Lights, dark. Bed, cozy and warm. Alarm snoozed. Out of the darkness: “Next week this time, you’ll be heading to Boston.” I blinked. Crap. In my mind, HOCR was nine days away, but I … Continue reading
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Bi a Tri: Disaster & Redemption
A triathlon is so far out of my wheelhouse, I started feeling a bit nervous last night because I had no idea what to expect. I’m competitive, so naturally I wanted to do well. But with zero experience at swimming … Continue reading
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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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The Inner Voice
“Your mind will give up before your body does.” I can’t find the correct attribution, but I know I heard it while watching the Olympics in a segment about the long distance runners. It’s one of two quotes I … Continue reading
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