Life in San Diego

Tuesday - July 29

  • 1h 20m
  • 21.10 miles
  • 15.82 Mi/hr

Trainer. I really worked on this workout - pace doesn't reflect it. :-(

  • 30m 13s
  • 3.40 miles
  • 08m 53s /Mi

Brick run.

I had a slight headache this morning, but I felt okay enough to be up at 3:45 and on the trainer at 4:00am. Another day. Took some Tylenol. Headache was gone by the time I started the run. Lots and lots going on at work. Trying to keep up and do a good job.

Last big week and weekend of training before taper. I am very happy I will be racing Louisville for the last time the race will be in August. Doing #10 where I did #1. Getting excited! Moving the race to October will change the entire vibe of the race. Part of Louisville's charm is surviving the heat and humidity.

Monday - July 28

  • 56m
  • 3200.00 yards
  • -----

200 swim
200 kick
2 X 100 IM
200 pull
200 swim
2 X 1000
200 cd

  • 1h 00m

40 minutes at lunch & 20 minutes in the evening.

Swam this morning in the pool instead of doing the ocean swim after work. It is not a good idea to swim in the ocean the day after a big rain storm, especially when it has not rained in such a long time. There is the risk of bacteria and other nasty stuff that washes off of the roads.

Another Monday.

Sunday - July 27

  • 2h 00m
  • 13.10 miles
  • 09m 09s /Mi
I was walking to the pool for a swim when it started to RAIN. It has been so long since we have had rain and it is really needed. I was still going to swim, but then it started to thunder and they closed the pool. :-( I checked the lane availability later after the storm moved out, but there were not many open lanes for lap swim. I did take a great nap while listening to the rain. I have missed that. :-)

Went to dinner with Mario - always a nice time.

Saturday - July 26

  • 42m 18s
  • 4.80 miles
  • 08m 48s /Mi

Brick run - feeling the heat. Hope my body can adjust to the Louisville temps in a few weeks.

  • 4h 17m
  • 77.90 miles
  • 18.19 Mi/hr

Otay Lakes ride. Hot! Perfect prep for Louisville. Felt good.

Friday - July 25

  • 45m
  • 2500.00 yards
  • -----

5x100 (50 drill/50 swim)
200 swim
200 kick
2 x 100 IM
200 pull
200 swim
3x100 fast
200 cd

Blood work this morning and MRI scheduled for next week. Feeling fine.

Thursday - July 24

  • 45m
  • 11.60 miles
  • 15.47 Mi/hr


  • 1h 00m
  • 6.95 miles
  • 08m 37s /Mi

Brick run.

EKG was normal yesterday. Will have blood work done tomorrow and a MRI is being scheduled. I feel fine. I really think this is more medical care than needed.

Wednesday - July 23

  • 1h 05m
  • 3500.00 yards
  • -----

500 at race pace
1 x 100 easy
8 x 50 drill/swim by 25
6 x 50 kick
200 easy

  • 35m
Doc appointment yesterday - guess it went okay. I was there for 2 hours. The doc wanted to consult with a specialist to make sure it was a migraine and nothing more. I got a call this morning that they want me to come back to the office today for some testing and then have lab work later this week. They are working on getting an MRI approved by my insurance. I think this is way too much for what most likely is a migraine. I know they need to rule out other possibilities.

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