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serious angst

Sunday, September 02, 2012

it could only be 7 days and counting to something i haven't ever tried. thank you for the you tube videos. i am grateful i have had skill drills. i am thankful for breathing drills. i have had no practice with a wet suit. nothing. i just want to come out on the other side intact. knowing me...i'll end up renting a suit and i'll add minutes to my transition but oh well. i think i could survive on what i had but the trouble is that it is colder where i live...with regard to where i am swimming. hotel room. gah. i have my bike and helmet inspected. i have swam plenty. i know this. i just have to coach myself on it. 3 months of swimming. this is NOT new. but i feel so new. i have done a duathalon. i got through it just fine. really i did. we are *just* adding swimming to this. this is not 100 percent new. sigh. this will be a good experience. i just need to get through it so i can know i have been through it and i'll be okay. right? right.
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FITNHEALTHYKAL 9/5/2012 6:32PM

    Are you and Mel doing this one together or two separate events? You WILL be ok - honest! Breathe in. Breathe out. BIBO!

I am holding you in my best thoughts and prayers!

You've got this!!!!

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ACTIVE_AT_60 9/3/2012 8:40PM

    You will be fine ... I am no pro at tri's ... if I can do it - you can!!! Good luck.

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DAS92687 9/3/2012 1:42PM

    So excited to hear all about it from the other side of the finish line !!
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LIGHTNINGRUNNER 9/3/2012 9:30AM

    You will rock it. thinking of you.

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123ELAINE456 9/2/2012 11:32PM

  You have train and are well prepared it. You Can Do It. We are here for you. Just Keep Pushing and you will be fine. God Bless You and Have a Wonderful Week.

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GRANDMABABA 9/2/2012 10:21PM

    You will be better than o.k. You will be awesome! Be safe and enjoy the journey.

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MGJARVI 9/2/2012 9:42PM

    I'm right there with you! But you are much more prepared than I am... (((*barf*)))
Oh well, here's to our PR's! DLF beats DNF which trumps DNS. That's been my mantra. (((hugs)))

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PJBONARRIGO 9/2/2012 9:36PM

    You will be OK. You have prepared for this and are ready. The parts will make a whole :-) emoticon

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JEM0622 9/2/2012 9:34PM

    oh and please do not let me throw up. i have *never* felt like i could throw up until now. why hasn't a marathon or half marathon done this to me? i don't know. but here i am. pray for me!

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