Monthly Archives: May 2012

Fear: continued

So, I carried on with the cleats, and cycled in to Uni this morning (about 3 miles).  A few observations: – I’m still riding more slowly and way more hesitantly than before.  This is disappointing, and not as safe (especially … Continue reading

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Fear

Fear holds me back. In many respects, I’m quite fearless.  Public speaking, travelling to new places, meeting new people – love it.  But when it comes to some things, I’m quite a fearful person – a deep, crippling fear that … Continue reading

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What the hell happened?!

I’m about to hire a wetsuit. I’m still harbouring quite a bit of disbelief that I’m doing this.  Me.  Picked last in games.  Who wouldn’t go diving with her little bro because ‘wetsuits look gross’ (yes, I was that airhead… … Continue reading

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Ramping it up

Apparently, people are reading this blog. *waves* That means I have to do it.  I have to do the triathlon. Shit. Other news: tried a slightly different tactic with my running tonight – running at higher speeds, then lower speeds, … Continue reading

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Motivation and amazing women

I am surrounded by amazing women. I draw a huge amount of strength from these amazing women – their support, their advice, their comfort.  But mostly, with regard to my training, their ballsy attitudes and reluctance to give up – … Continue reading

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The internet is written in stone

I’ve made this promise to myself, and I’ve put these words out on the internet, telling the world I’m doing this triathlon, and that I’m going to train – and keep training – and that I will keep writing this … Continue reading

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