IRONMAN........ I on my way to earn this title

This is a Journal to my trials and tribulations of my journey to conquer the 140.6 miles of pain and mental anguish.

So, I plan to journal daily.. if you want to be apart of this journey.. follow by blog.. You will see the up and down days of training for an event.. hopefully it will be something that can inspire you to do something crazy.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Decent run

I sucked it up and 4 miles yesterday only because achilles pain has subsided.. Thanks to ice and advil..

So yesterdays run.. I tried the run/walk.. Run 10 mins walk 1min.. It worked ok.. Hard to get a rhythm.. Ran a little over 4 miles... Legs feel pretty good today.. No major pain.. Happy.. Will run again later..

Monday, August 29, 2011


My achilles tendon has been bothering me for the last week.. Not sure why.. but i don't like it..  Only this that come to mind is my bodies so screwed up.. from working and in ability to keep a consistent training schedule is getting me....

I worked out today.. Swim wasn't to bad.. but i tried running, to much pay to continue.. i did maybe a quarter mile. I will try to run again tomorrow.. hopefully ill have some success...

Rock and Roll is looking bleek..  GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR..

Monday, August 22, 2011

My Optimism is shot

Well last week i was very optimistic about the half marathon i have coming up...  that optimism is gone very far away.  i've tried working out and running..  though my month run volume is up, my weekly volume is down..  i will have to come up with a plan to complete this race.. its looking like run 10 mins walk a min will be plan of attack.. it reduces the chance of hurting myself.. i plan to make up for run another half and a couple other races..

so i biked yesterday.. felt great, even though it was an exercise bike.. it still felt great..

Saturday, August 20, 2011


My body is so screwed up, from working nightshift or rather 13 hr shifts that span two days.

i try to run, it just doesnt happen for me...  Tomorrow I plan to attack this differently... im gonna get on the bike for a little bit then run to see how that works...

Monday, August 15, 2011

Humid as hell..

So i went for a run today... All in all felt great, i feel that i am getting some of my speed back.. this is very comforting..i was getting nervous..  training has been in the toilet.. i have a Half Marathon coming up.. in a couple weeks.. I know this race is gonna suck, but i have to do it.. hopefully i can make up for with next half marathon..  Gonna start Half IM plan to close out the year on the first of Sept, At the beginning of 2012, i  will switch to Full IM plan.  Im thinking of registering for Shamrock Full..

I have this crazy plan of completing the Seashore 50K in dec.. do i think i can do it.. suuuurrrreeee i do... i just have to get running..

Todays run was good. First 3 miles felt great.. started falling apart after that.. the humidity kicked in.. i was really hoping for rain.. no luck. bummer.  Plan to get back out there tomorrow for another run. another 4 miler.. then some speed work on wed.. whooo hoooooo NOT.

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Great Ride...

I did a group ride today.  it was like 22 miles. nothing big..  I started to use my tri bike... i was to lazy to switch the wheels.  So i rode my road bike..

Either way good ride.. I ended up doing 3 25+ mph sprint.. 

My legs are still aching from weight training the other day... i didn't  prepared all that well either for the effort.. nutrition and hydration was off..

Friday, August 12, 2011


Im feeling it today.. wow.. quads, hamstrings, lats are a little sore...  but its a good thing.

todays plan is to run and maybe swim afterwards..  The swim will hopefully loosen the lats and shoulders.. the run will not do much for legs.. ill just have to grunt through it..

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Day 1...

Did some strength training this morning.  Planning to do some running and maybe a swim later today.  Im currently training for running events.. So will have to get my base in other disciplines..
Todays focus song.. Time flies  puddle of mudd..

So, I ran today.. man oh man.. it hurt.. I really felt heavy.  i felt the leg work i did this morning too...

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Today Decision....

Today, I made a decision to dedicate myself to completing an IRONMAN.  I read a someones race report today and it tugged at me for a bit..  I couldnt figure out why..  Then I read her blog about her race experience...  After reading and watching her video.. I became committed to completing an IRONMAN.

I have been racing for a while now... but the fire I feel now is unlike any I have had before. I have mental decided to complete this race.. I guess thats the difference from competing before...

So the Race will be Beach to Battleship Full in 2012... I chose this race because its in Oct.. My work schedule is easier, so i can get the training in..

SO HERE GOES NOTHING.......................whooooo hoooooo get some