I’m writing this on a Saturday. Not just any Saturday but the Saturday that falls exactly one week before September 8, 2018.
That’s the day I’ll be running my first triathlon. It’s the day I’ve been dreaming about for nearly a year. But lately, not necessarily in a good way.
A month ago, I wrote a post on how to train for a first triathlon. Near the end of that post, I recalled all the miles of training and hours of preparation I’ve put in for September 8th. Though I was nervous, I said I felt confident that I was ready and would finish the race. Not only that, I predicted I would finish strong.
That was then.
Now I’m not so sure. continue reading