My friend Shelly, that is responsible for getting me into running, did her first triathalon recently. Read hear recap here.
Last weekend on September 22nd, I participated in my very first triathlon!!! The best way to describe my feelings upon crossing that finish line were elation, happiness, pride, and accomplishment. But just one hour and 3 minutes prior to that my feelings were very different. They were feelings of fear, dread, uncertainty, and nausea. So, going from those negative feelings to ones so positive in that little span of time took awhile to process. Let me start 2 months prior.
I had every intention of following my triathlon training plan. I printed it out many months in advance, put it all in an organized folder and marked the start date on my calendar. As the first day approached I realized just how difficult this training would be. I didn’t want to stop my mornings at the gym, which meant my tri training would have to take place after work. I
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