Sunday, May 08, 2011

RANDOM



When life does not go as planned, you adapt. You make lemonade out of your lemons. Look for the positive. All these sayings, I find myself using more than ever these days. My training has been off track to say the least. I get back on it for a few days and boom-off again.


My husband has faced many health challenges this year. Most recently another surgery. When training for my first Iron, I found a determination to work around this. Now the drive is not as strong.


My daughter has moved out to her first apartment which should make life easier. I myself concerned more because of the unknowing.


My dad will be 90 next year and for the first time i am noticing changes and he is slowing down. He is my rock and watching the edges crumble takes some out of me.


My son is great but has gotten a puupy- his first. the challenge of this puppy is that he is a great dane.


Oh and my job- I love it more than ever but with the economy my hours have been severely cut.


I am not trying to justify my lack of training but I am just jotting down random thoughts.


Next weekend is my first race- REV3 in Knoxville. It is an Olympic that I am totally unprepared for. A friend wondered how I let that happen and I wonder myself.


Waddling and wondering.................






2 comments:

Lisa said...

hang in there. our circumstances are different, but I understand where you are at right now.

amybee said...

Hey: Kindred spirits with different challenges.....I understand the mixed thoughts and feelings you are experiencing, my friend.

Take it all one day at a time....and keep breathing.

Hope REV3 went well for you. Look forward to reading your race report.

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