Saturday, June 23, 2007

Getting the first tri jitters

Okay I know I said my training was going great in my last post, but I am starting to get nervous about it all. It is unchartered territory for me and I am thrilled and frightened all at the same time. Of course I am most concerned about the swimming portion. I know I can complete that short distance, but I have never been in the water with that many people at the same time. I have never raced on my bike either,well not since I was ten years old :)

I am slowly but surely recovering from this freakin' divorce crap. I bought a new car, a Jeep Grand Cherokee Lauredo. It is really nice. I'll post some pics as soon as I get my camera battery recharger back from my classroom which I haven't stepped into since the last day of school.

My baby turned eight years old yesterday. We had a great day. Both of his big brothers had sleepovers of their own, so we were on our own. First, he played in the All-Star game for baseball, then we went out to dinner to Friendly's, and finally we had a slumber party in my room. He and I cuddled up to watch the Red Sox kick some butt. It was probably one of my top ten best days ever in my life.


Juls said...

That sounds like a perfect day. Happy Birthday to your son!

Wes said...

Your first tri, eh? You'll do fantastic! Glad you had a great birthday for your son, and that things are moving forwards for you.

Jon (was) in Michigan said...

You'll be great. Remain calm. :)

Linda said...

I'm in awe of anyone that has or will be participating in a tri. I had thoughts of training for one but quickly changed my mind because of the swimming. I can barely swim in a pool!
I'm sure you'll do great.