Monday, December 22, 2008

IT'S UP!

On the advice of Coach Steve, I bought a large 2009 dry erase calendar. It is hung in a place that I will look at everyday. Over the next few weeks, I will begin filling it in with training and race dates. I am feeling that my training is beginning to change to a more serious mode. For the past 6 weeks, it has been pretty willy-nilly. On January 1, it needs to gain alot more structure.

Coach also gave me a homework project that needs to be completed by January 1st- a 3,000m baseline swim. That distance to me currently is mind boggling. I have no idea how long that will take. I am not sure that I can keep track of that many laps.

The reality of what is to come is beginning to grab me. The emotions that go with that are very mixed. I am excited to do the distance. I am concerned about the hours of training. But mostly ready to begin and give it a shot.

Waddling with my markers.......

7 comments:

Duane said...

Very cool!!!!!!!!!

J~Mom said...

Great idea!

Lisa Slow-n-Steady said...

I'd have to plan for hours at the pool to get 3000m done. Best wishes with that!

Sunshine said...

Whoa! That expanse of calendar almost makes me dizzy.
Hope you can be that much of a plan ahead person.
You will have a splendid year.

Irene said...

What a smart idea!

amybee said...

I LOVE the calendar idea!

Don't worry about the 3000 yards. Just do it one stroke at a time.

Happy holidays.

Joe said...

One day at a time...you'll get it!

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