The deeper I get into this triathlon training, the less likely it becomes that exciting things happen on a daily basis. That’s how it feels to me, anyway.
Maybe you guys would actually be really pleased to hear about the cycling I did on the spin bike at the gym for an hour, while watching ‘Millionaire Hot Seat’ and Channel 9 News on Tuesday night. But I doubt it, so I don’t write about it.
Tonight I went to the gym where I did a bike ride and watched TV. I watched that slightly weird smug guy Eddie Maguire quiz a bunch of people on the most random facts you could ever hope to not fill your brain with. My favourite question required the contestant to finish the apparently ‘typical Aussie slang’ term ‘It’s London for a _______’ and the answer was brick. Not a single person in Australia knew the answer to the question. Then I watched Channel 9 News where they evidently haven’t heard of Syria or anything. The top story was the weather ‘event’ that had passed 4 days prior.
But in spite of my training not being note-worthy, you should rest assured that I am indeed making some improvements. In fact, the Unicorn That Is Improvement has been broken by my relentless pursuit of it, and I’ve saddled her up for a slow and challenging trek through this mysterious triathlon forest.
Take swimming for instance. Continue reading