Tuesday, March 11, 2014

The Loser


Guys.  Want to hear something embarrassing?

I came in last place.  That triathlon I did on Sunday?  I literally came in last place.

There are reasons, which I'll cover, but take a minute to let that settle in.  My time wasn't originally on the website because there was a mix-up with my number, so I e-mailed the company, and they responded to tell me they figured it out.  Good news!  Your time is on the website now!  IN LAST.

At first I felt really embarrassed and foolish, and then I got over it.


Now that that's done with...

  • That was hard.  Like, really hard.  In order to psych myself up, I had convinced myself that it wouldn't be that hard.  It. was. hard.
  • I had an ear infection and I was recovering from a nasty flu.  The interesting combo of sickness, events and weather led to a phenomenon that I'm going to call 'snot foam'.  I'll let you use your imagination to flesh that out.
  • My friend Katie surprised me and came with her son.  Oh, and this sign: