Sunday, July 20, 2008

My Little Girl...

is off to camp! For a week! Ok ok... not an ENTIRE week... but 2 nights and 3 days worth! Ugh! How the HELL did this happen? Jesus Christo!

I blinked... no... not you Blink... but I blinked and then she's standing there saying, "Daddy? Can you not dance when you're doing dishes? It's kind of embarrassing." Am I being dramatic? Yes. Yes I am. I guess "active recovery" for an entire month gives one time to reflect. I just love that girl.

On an entirely different note! Looks like Moonpie and CindyJo both conquered IMLP! Great JOB you two! It was fun watching your splits throughout the day!

Erich got 2nd in his AG down at Vineman! Bryan got 2nd in HIS AG! Beth? Well... I dunno yet but James emailed and said that she "killed it" The athlete tracking was down for this race... which absolutely made me CRAZY! But oh well! I'm also wondering how Ironmomjenny did! I guess I'll just have to wait.

Yet another week of light training for me. I'm planning on getting on the bike this week, I've been doing zone 1 runs in the heat for between 30 to 45 minutes, and my swims have been mellow and around 2,000 meters. All good things keeping my body active but definitely keeping it meeeeeellllllllooooooowwwwww. I'll be ready when next month comes around.

Oh! Speaking of the bike. Yes. She has been neglected since Lake Stevens. I've washed her and rubbed her... but I haven't yet taken her out of the road. I was thinking about her the other day, and I realized... I don't have a NAME for her! Holy CRAP! How disrespectful is THAT!? I've been with her almost 2 years and I've failed to name her! SO, I'd like it to be known to everyone out there... that my bike's name... is SALLY! Yup. The exclamation point IS included in the name... so don't forget it when referring to her. She's very very VERY special to me. We have a unique, once in a lifetime connection. It's pure. It's real. It will ALWAYS be there... regardless. I love that girl. Oh... did I mention that I thoroughly enjoy riding her? Yeah. I do.

Thanks for reading! Hope you're all happy and healthy!

Breathe...

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

Sally huh? That's an old fashioned name. Are you old fashioned? I bet she misses you. You need to take her out...reconnect, let her feel the wind in her spokes.
Don't mistreat her, or neglect her. She's been really good to you.
Enjoy your light training.

As far as the blinking and they're grown up comments.....I couldn't agree more. Enjoy your kiddos. They grow up in a flash.

Flatman said...

SALLY! sounds like a wonderful lady. The girl-next-door type, huh?

Do you think you will ever cheat on her with a carbon fiberish super model???

Jen said...

It's crazy how fast they grow up! My "baby" is going to be 10 in a few months...Wholly crap! Double digits! Does that mean I am 10 yrs older than when I had her? NAH! That can't be right :)

Katie Weaver-Jongerius said...

Sally?! Seriously..you are WAY more creative than that, aren't you?

My three year old said to me yesterday "we need to have a conversation". I instantly felt old and unimportant. Why do they have to grow up so quickly?!

Bigun said...

Mustang Sally! Nothing mild about that!

IronJenny said...

I think Sally! is a great name. And now that she's got a name I bet she feels even more eager to give you the ride of your life.
Bigun even gave her a nickname already and nothing makes you feel more connected than that!
Vineman post is up.