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How to Swim When You're FREEZING!

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

This will be short, because I'm getting kids out the door for school and I have 2 papers due by tomorrow...*sigh*

Anyway I was up in the middle of the night writing, and I got super cold and couldn't get warm again! I tried going back to bed to get warm, but I just laid there and shivered. I told myself last night that I would swim today; I ran 2 miles yesterday, and tomorrow is ST, and it's too cold to ride a bike right now. So swimming it would be, like it or not. The temp here has gone way down since my Monday bike ride to school in 71F! But I did it.

How??? Well, first I sucked it up and dragged myself out of bed, and after I got my suit on, I put several layers on. Including my fleece sweatshirt that ALWAYS warms me up. Then, I went to the gym, and instead of going straight to the pool, I stopped at an elliptical machine first. 5 minutes on that thing, with my fleece still on, was all it took, and I couldn't wait to jump into that cool water.

I only got 1000 yards today, because I had to get going, but I went and got it done. Spark On. :)
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CMBELISLE 12/7/2012 8:34AM

    Awesome - I was thinking you'd have to get warm somehow - the elliptical is always a good way to warm up fast.

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ON2VICTORY 12/5/2012 3:32PM

    so far you are doing laps around me :)

I will catch up I promise...

I wont say good luck with your papers... you dont need luck when you have skill :)

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CORNERKICK 12/5/2012 1:57PM

  Good for you!

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HAPPYDAY725 12/5/2012 9:36AM

  Just do it! That's my motto, too. Good job!

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CATTUTT 12/5/2012 9:35AM

    Excellent job for getting yourself out there and working out! Woo hoo!

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YOGAWITCH 12/5/2012 9:35AM

    I hate cold water too lol. I probably wouldn't do it haha

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PJ2222 12/5/2012 9:31AM

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