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.
I CAME IN LAST PLACE.
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: