Tag Archives: Swimming

Training with a Masters Swim Program

When Bruce & I decided to try triathlon back in 2010, he couldn’t swim more than 10 metres, and while I was comfortable in the water, by no means was I an efficient swimmer. We took some “learn to swim” … Continue reading

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Sidelined (Temporarily) by An Injury

OK, very short post today – training has been temporarily derailed by a sore shoulder. It’s been “clicking” while lifting weights for a few weeks; it started doing it while swimming last week. Monday was bad, but Wednesday I got … Continue reading

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2012 Riding Mountain Triathlon Race Recap – My First DNF

First, for anyone who doesn’t know, DNF stands for “Did Not Finish”. (DNS is Did Not Start, DFL is Dead Freaking Last). Saturday dawned early, and I was not feeling well. I’d actually been fighting stomach issues since dinner Thursday … Continue reading

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Volunteering, Finding My Passion, and Inspiration

Today is going to be a busy day – I’m volunteering to assist with a triathlon at Duncan’s school, then tonight Bruce and I are attending a running instructor clinic at a local running store. The clinic may come to … Continue reading

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Happiness Online May 2012 – Be Serious About Play!

Rebecca over at Weight Wars (who I find very inspirational, BTW – I have no idea how she manages to organize these fabulous challenges and projects!) has launched a year long project called Happiness Online, based on Gretchen Ruben’s book … Continue reading

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