I spent a lot of time feeling very nervous and unsure in the lead up to the baby Bribie Island Triathlon (see here, for example) and I have an inkling that things will go down in a similar fashion when we get close to the Straddie Salute Triathlon 2016. The nerves, as you know, are already kicking in.
And when writing a blog, you write about your feelings (may explain why I seem to have more female readers than male, because FEELINGS are generally terrifying for the male population) which means that, the closer we get, the more likely this blog will reflect my feelings of uncertainty and anxiety. Sorry about that.
So as I walked Matilda the dog this morning and said to myself ‘I just can’t wait for the Straddie Salute to be here!’ I decided I should make some effort to blog about these moments of extreme excitement. You know: share the good feelings as well as the ‘bad’ feelings. Just in case some of you were starting to get the impression that this triathlon gig is all about stress, fear and nervous poops.
SPOILER ALERT: It’s only partly about those things! Continue reading