Archive for: September 2012

Why Do We Compete in Races We Can’t Win?

My arms are out because I was so dizzy, I kept tipping over.

After a particularly grueling swim in my triathlon on Saturday, I found myself with lots of time to think on the bike portion. Most of my thoughts boiled down to one, “Why?” Why am I doing this? Read More→

Training When You’re Sick

Just over a week before my next triathlon, I came down with a cold. This is the second time I’ve gotten sick before a race. The last time, I got food poisoning three days before my race and was only back on regular foods the night before. Read More→

Don’t Set Up Your Tent in a Flood Plain

Camping Tip #127: Don’t set your tent up in or near a flood plain. Even if it hasn’t rained in weeks, even if it looks like it won’t rain in years. They’re not kidding when they tell you that flash floods come on suddenly.

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