first water, rad

I don’t know what happened this morning. I just wanted to swim hard for some reason. Clearly, I didn’t want to swim fast. Just hard. For the first time in a while I had to stop before something, maybe bad, happened. Or should I say, before having an epiphany in the pool, before breaking in to a realm of enlightenment. I don’t know, but I can tell you my face was so friggin hot I was glad to be in the water just so I could cool it down and my back is on the verge of a record-breaking cramp-athon. Honestly, I could have puked. And that would be embarrassing in Los Banos del Mar. Not to say I haven’t puked in a pool before. I have. Just not that pool. I don’t think they’re ready for that.
da numbers:

  • 200m easy free
  • 300m free
    • time: 5:12
    • went hard, meant to do a 400 but lost count
  • 400/300/200/100m (without the 100m)
    • 0:00 – 400m free
      • time: 7:07, went hard
    • 8:00 – 300m free
      • time: 5:35, feeling pretty tired at this point
    • 14:00 – 200m free
      • time: 3:40, just trying not pass out here
    • couldn’t keep going, skipped the 100m
  • 100m easy pull w/ paddles
  • 200m fly kick

total distance: 1700m

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