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Sam Bowden
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2018 off to a flying start......
So, September hey! Wow, I guess for me there has been heaps going on but none of it really related to triathlon and chasing the illusive black line to Ironman. The arthroscopy on the knee has taken its time to settle. But honestly, there is no hurry really....
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All Green Lights........
Hey Coach, update from the bench. Dr Musgrove is very happy with the results, says if I were a pro athlete he'd play me this weekend . So I guess I'm ready to get off the bench Coach, except that I woke up with the flu this morning and very well might be de...
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A Stitch in Time........
A week down already. Happy to say the foot is planted firmly on the ground and I am walking a whole heap better. So happy too because the butt/glute and the calf were experiencing a couple of tight spots because of the limping. Stretching was problematic as...
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Back at the Starting Blocks Once Again..........
Ahhh  That moment when you knew it was time to hit the showers, cause Coach had blown the proverbial whistle and pointed in the general direction of home...   That familiar feeling of sitting on the bench waiting to be called into the game.....   That final...
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She Reins Supreme........
I saw QueenB this morning. Arghhhhh she looks amazing. Good on her. Easily a size 10 and probably weighing about 62kgs. She looks fit, taught and terrific. Meanwhile, I sit here eating dinner and my belly is pushing my boobs up under my chin. Oh my! She was...
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Back on the Road.......
So this morning I woke up at 4:45am. I was awake so rather than go back to sleep for an hour and 15minutes, I got up. I decided to join the 5am club earlier this year after listening to Robin Sharma tell me of all the benefits. And I have to say I agree. On...
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Baby Elephant Chunks...........
So the come back has started. A great couple of swims so that this morning I felt pretty comfortable throughout the entire 3km set. I have made a date with The Onion Man now a few times and I have really enjoyed swimming with him. He laps me every 6-8 laps ...
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Bottom of the Barrell........
Today, I have decided, is the bottom of the barrell. It's by no means the lowest of the low. But, it certainly is scraping knuckles on pavement, life sux kind of bottom of the barrel. A quick recap. Not much to say other than, no serious training for 6 mont...
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Eeyore vs Tigger
I firmly believe there are two types of people in this world.  Eeyore and Tigger  Eeeyores or Tiggers.   Each has a different view on the world.   one has an outlook that is sunny, positive, up beat, loves life and bounces into their day. Just like Tigg...
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Yo, Over here....I'm over here......
NO, I haven't shut up shop. I'm still here. December 6 2016, saw me tear the meniscus in two place on my left knee. From then until now it has been a slow recovery, MRIs and a resting bitch face that wont leave! So where we are we at? More determined than e...
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