Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Triathlon + My California Vacation= A great 8 days!

OK, first off I didn't expire during the LTF Triathlon on July 9th!  However, I did immediately leave for vacation to California, so I haven't been able to blog or post any of the cool photos that was taken of me during the Tri.  This will be a short recap of my last week:

Lifetime Fitness Triathlon WAS AWESOME!
The swim was my toughest part, mentally and physically can you tell?
Wearing a smile...but inside I was exhausted!

I was very happy to have that swim over!  Needless to say I need more practice! The rest of the race I will go in detail, but my proudest moment was crossing that finish line....with my kids!


I did it, and so happy to have my family there!  Emma looks like a born runner!
 Come back soon for my whole race report....once I get caught up with work and all that other stuff!  Goal is to have it up by Thursday!

CA was fun, and I have some pics of that too, but guess who I ran into on the street?
I am a huge Leno fan!

Full report and more on CA trip on Thursday! AND

Thanks to everyone for all their support and advice for my first Triathlon!!!!

2 comments:

  1. Look at that SMILE on your face coming out of the water! I recognize i because it shouts RELIEF! Last year I did a triathlon and I got beat up pretty bad in the water and after i came out of the water I had to just bend over and put my hands on my knees for a sec, then stood up and smiled. Surviving and getting through the hard part makes us stronger!

    Those are great pictures! Look forward to more reports!

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  2. You are correct! LOL finishing a swim does spell RELIEF (or Rolaids :) I felt great until I swallowed a bunch of water at the turn at the first buoy when there was a logjam of thrashing bodies. I panicked then and couldn't get back in the game, but I finished. Not bad for someone who couldnt swim and started taking lesson in March! I will post my RR today with more pics.
    Thanks for all your advice and support! How are you feeling post-shingles?

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