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Sunday Oct 27

Well…….when I woke to the sight of snow everywhere and winds at 23kms per hour from the North East….I honestly wanted to crawl back in to bed!  that’s the beautiful thing about a goal though – it reminds you of what needs to be done, and sleeping in has nothing to do with it.  I…

Saturday, Oct 26

After working at the gym until noon – I zipped over to the local pool, only to find it closed for a swim meet!  Sat in the truck for a moment and thought about just going for lunch……..googled the pool hours for Red Deer (20 minute drive to next town) and roared off!  By the…

Friday, Oct 25

Really enjoyed a morning at home with my little boy Kaden.  He’s 18 months old today, and SO much fun!  Then after a Rotary Meeting and a ton of paperwork and getting all the of the Ultraman World Championship Jersey and logo design stuff done and finalized, I got on the spin bike at the…

Monday, Oct 21

Well, last week the Zombie Run threw a hand grenade at my training!  I kind of knew that would happen…..  Still, I managed 3 good runs, a bike and a bit of a swim, and the 16 to 18 hour days of building obstacles for the Zombie Run, carrying heavy lumber and equipment, plus all…

Friday, Oct 18th

I was FLOORED today at Rotary club –everyone threw individual donations into a bucket and handed it to me at the end of the meeting.  I never saw it coming, and it was about $2000 by the time the dust settled.  With the other companies that have come on board, we are over half way…

Sunday, October 13th,

Amazing fall run!  Temperature of +2 up to +6 – awesome!  After about 25kms foot and hip flexors a bit sore, but nothing like last week.  Much better! Foot was indeed pretty sore after, but it seems to be better and better each week.  Then I cooked a huge turkey dinner for family and was…

Friday, October 11th.

At the gym early to get on the spin bike.  This will be one of those rides that will test my patience and resolve. 240kms on a spin bike, indoors.  8 hours.  I don’t mind riding outside for 8 hours – I get to go somewhere, like out past Stettler or towards Nordegg or Caroline…

Wednesday Oct 2

Swim workout tonight, and I loved this workout!  I figured it should be called Welcome to the suck!  Definitely a tough workout, but I loved the focus and the push.  9 x 200m at Mod Hard (just under lactate threshold) and I had to hold my pace the whole 9 sets – no fading allowed! …

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