Whelp, I did a lot of stationary cycling this week. Quite honestly, that is all I can do for my heart presently. Swimming is out of the question. I am a horrible swimmer. Now, let me be clear, I can swim and for quite awhile, but I am in no way an efficient or graceful swimmer. I am a thrasher, to be sure. I admit this could all be changed if I buckled down and focused on becoming a good swimmer. Without question, such a move would be a boon to my training - both broken foot and in full health -, but presently, I have absolutely no desire (in fact, my stomach churns at the very idea - the antipathy of desire, the abhorrence of my day) to fight the precocious throngs of fish at the university pool. The very thought of the time - the total percentage of my day dedicated to that which I am not keen on - required to change, swim, shower and change again is, well, insurmountable at this juncture in my training life.
Oct. 30th, 2010 - 100 mile stationary bike ride (3:58:28)
Nov. 2009 - 967 stationary bike miles
Sep. 18th, 2009 - 2nd metatarsal stress fracture, the result of a 70 mile barefoot week (120 total) July 2009 - Paced 3 ladies to Boston at the Missoula Marathon March 2008 - Feb. 2009 (365 days) - 6000 running miles 2008 - Montana USATF 50 mile state champion (6:22) 2007 - 1st, MountainAir Marathon, Crested Butte to Gunnison 2006 - 1:10 ascent of 10 mile peak 2005 - Double traverse of Grizzly Peak (13,900), Torreys Peak (14,267) and Grays Peak (14,278) in winter. 2004 - Rode a lawn-mower from an auction in town to our house in the country (2-3 hours)