Wednesday, September 14, 2011

More Sinking Than Swimming

So I don't think I have really been doing enough swimming. Ok so let me rephrase that, I haven't been doing all of the swims my coach has set up for me. Now I could come up with a million excuses of why I haven't done the swims, but the reality is, because I didn't feel like it. Oh, and two days the pool was closed. So I got that one excuse going for me. So this morning, I forced myself out of bed for the Mini Monster set. It looked a little something like this:

800 pull
7 x 100
3x 200 with paddles
5 x 100
400 pull
3 x 100
1x 200 with paddles

What a great day to chose to adhere to my training plan! After the first 800 then 7 x 100, I felt like my body was made of lead. My 100's felt incredibly slow, but I knew I just had to keep going in hopes that I would loosen up and feel a little better. Needless to say by the time I hit the last 200 even my wrists hurt. Ok, so I learned my lesson, there is a reason that these swims are in my training plan still!

Other than training all the time, in life outside of training, our wedding is sneaking up on us. We are getting ready to put together our seating chart and place cards and then we are pretty much done and ready to go! It is crazy how much time goes into planning a wedding. I think I am going to suffer some postpartum after it is over!

But I have some fun to look forward to this weekend. My dad and I are starting our dance lessons together (Hey! Having a slight idea on what your doing isn't such a bad thing!), then on Saturday I head out for my 2nd bachelorette party. We are heading out for a full day of Hudson Valley wine tours followed by dinner and drinks at my place. It should be a fantastic time. I just hope my arms are recovered by then from today's swim, so I can lift up a wine glass!

1 comment:

  1. holy monster set - 3500 yards?!! are you training for an IM that i dont know about?!

    yesterday i did a whopping 2000 yards and nearly passed out. yeah my swimming sucks.

    have a wonderful time this weekend; im sorry i have to miss it!