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Rest day. Yesterday afternoon my left knee swole up something fierce. It ached in the lower-outer quadrant, and the back was tight; I couldn't straighten my lower leg for a while. I iced and elevated, and it felt better before bed. Today it feels fine, but I think that 43 miles in one week might be a breakthrough. Hopefully, I can manage this week without too much more pain.
I should have worn my compression socks, like Elliot. His fit so nice; I wonder what size they are.
  • 2h 15m
  • 15.00 miles
  • 09m /Mi

I saw Mel, Kerri, and Dave at the lake. AND there is water in the lake!!

Crazy how round the numbers are, but it's true.

2h in Zone 2
10 minute zone 4 sprint
5 minutes cool down
You can see the sprint pretty well in the graph.

  • 35m
  • 8.00 miles
  • 13.71 Mi/hr

Easy spin around TTL after the run. Easy easy.

Bike #1
  • 4h 00m
  • 75.00 miles
  • 18.75 Mi/hr

I saw elliot; he was on an epic date with his new girlfriend. They were going to the lake to lay out and rub exotic oils on each other.
At hour 3, someone mentioned that everything fell out of my bike bag. I stopped short with no hand signal and caused a crash. I went down, but I have no scrapes, not sure how that happened. The other guy didn't fare as well. We all decided to cut the ride and run short.

Run #1
  • 30m
  • 3.24 miles
  • 09m 16s /Mi

I didn't have a gps so I tagged along with someone who only wanted to do 30:00.

Bike #2
  • 1h 00m
  • 18.02 miles
  • 18.02 Mi/hr

Headed to the gym, determined to finish this planned workout. Typing this from the spin bike.
134 avg watts

Run #2
  • 30m
  • 3.29 miles
  • 09m 07s /Mi

Treadmill at the gym.
What a broken day. I must stay positive and overcome these issues.

  • 1h 00m 14s
  • 3390.20 yards
  • 01m 46s /100 yards

Lake Pleasant swim with 2 fish and a tween in a kayak. Distance is a complete guess. Beautiful sunrise this morning. I love Fall.

  • 1h 30m
  • 9.59 miles
  • 09m 23s /Mi

I swam at dawn, so I had to run at lunch.
Target HR 150 for 1:20, then 10 minutes at 170-180 bpm.
It was sunny and warm, but not too hot. All in all, I give it an A-.

F you, Congress.  That is a BIG pay cut next year. This is NOT cool.


  • 1h 30m
  • 27.41 miles
  • 18.27 Mi/hr
  • 1h 17m
  • 3718.29 yards
  • 02m 04s /100 yards

Longest swim (ever?)
500 warm up
400 drills
400 drills
300 cool down

I broke out the arm warmers for the first time this morning.  It was a chilly 65F.

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  • 1h 00m 03s
  • 15.94 miles
  • 15.93 Mi/hr

Wet brick. Looking for variety, I did an easy bike and hard run.

  • 30m 17s
  • 3.60 miles
  • 08m 25s /Mi

Felt great.


  • 1h 15m 18s
  • 8.34 miles
  • 09m 02s /Mi


  • 1h 10m
  • 3500.00 yards
  • 02m /100 yards

400 drill
3x 150
4x 250
3x 150
400 drill

I was at the dentist yesterday, and the hygenist pulls out a copy of New Times. "That was me 10 years ago," she says.  Then she tells me she wants to get back into that shape, and she's training for PF Changs half marathon. I fully support her getting back into this shape.

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