The morning was cold. The swim was shortened to 750 meters due to a difference between the air and water temperatures. The air was colder than the water by 10 degrees. Officials were concerned that too much time in the already cold water – into the colder air – could cause hypothermia. I didn’t get […]

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Race Week

Monday morning I woke and something had changed. I had a lightness and excited confidence in my being. The path ahead was crystal clear I woke, and it was race week. We’ve reached it. The final countdown. A goal set over one year ago Is within sight. The core of me The part that rules me […]

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Being Here.

This whole week I have not been feeling like myself. I’ve been frustrated and fed up with both body and mind. It’s taken a lot to get here.  I’m not rich and I’m not sponsored. My support system has come from my family, friends, coworkers, and my own working hands. But they did it, we […]

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