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: running
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
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
The next phase of training officially began for me this week, with Turkey Day well-digested. I’m excited about where I will be physically in February. In true educator form, I have created an acronym for this phase: 2R-EW. Run, … Continue reading
Tonight, after a few days dropped from Tropical Storm Isaac, I ran my first official 5k. No stops! Time: 32:30. After yesterday’s mockery of a run, tonight my legs felt in good form and my breathing pretty steady. … Continue reading
Yesterday morning I ran 3 miles without stopping. A snail crossing molasses could run faster than me, but I kept on it. 5k here I come! It’s been tough to log water time lately. We’ve had thunderstorms in … Continue reading