Blog changes

Thanks to everyone who followed Training Because I Can! over the last nine years. This blog started with Addison's Disease, hypothyroidism and a crazy idea of doing an Ironman distance triathlon. My life has changed and so has this blog. I am using this blog strictly for Addison's Support topics from here on out. I hope to continue providing people with hints for living life well with adrenal insufficiency.

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Day 3 - Day 4

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Day 3

Finish time: 8:30 pm
Finish location: Commodore Hotel, Linden, TN (Highly recommended hotel if you're going through Linden)
Total mileage: 42 or something
Cumulative mileage: 125
Treasures: so much money in and around Lexington!, the lady that gave me peanuts and cold water, hanging out with John Price for many hours (he was incredibly patient about the whining about my feet), hanging out with John at the LDS church (FOR YOU KIM!), the Appalachian Trail through hiker who set up a great "aid station" on the side of the road and using a dryer on my soaking wet clothes at the end of the day. All the horses and ponies that ran along the fence lines and whinnied.

My goodness, the skies opened up and it rained. Most of us have trashed feet now and are walking funny.

Day 4
Start time: 4:00 am despite 3 am wake up (rough morning)
Finish time: 11:30 am
Finish location: Hohenwald, TN
Total mileage: 19
Cumulative mileage: 144
Treasures: Having TP when I needed it most, seeing the teeny tiniest baby deer with its mama, my son finally texting me after 2 days of no texts, cool temps in the morning, Showering, washing my stuff thoroughly, taking an ice bath and having dinner with Jan Silverman (who had never done an ultra distance before she did this race.

Today was short, it was all I could handle. I'm topped off and ready to go tomorrow. Tomorrow will be a really long day, 56 miles. I may start a little earlier. I may not!
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