To exploit circumstances to gain immediate advantage. Eating healthy sucks in that you never seem to feel full, which means I’m not eating healthy. After the firecracker I new I had to gain some sort of immediate advantage. Throwing out my consistent principles, I stuffed my mouth full of McDonald’s cheeseburger and fries and drove down to Levis for the Levis 100.
Three loops with a total distance of 25 miles did not seem all that bad until after the race. 23 of the 25 were on single track which makes for a different race all together. Let’s just say conditioning plays a whole different roll on mile 22 of single track. All in all it was a fun race and for the most of it I was out on the course alone with no one around. Great way to connect with the bike and the trail. Oh yea…that immediate advantage worked and I took third. Nothing like a new shirt and water bottle. Someday the paycheck will come…I think.
But that’s not the news for us. Adam is getting hitched. he popped the question to Steph in anon romantic setting. That is beside the point. The minute the sucker knelt on one knee he set the ball in motion for a life committed to utter submission and nostalgia. ”You know she is not another notch in the old belt.” Let it be known today that Adam doesn’t wear a belt…beltless.
I’m off to New Orleans for a week and am looking forward to a little break from the bike. Life is good and keeping busy. Once back we will then be off for Nikole’s half marathon in Chicago. Training is the name of the game for us and Ayden is loving the fact that he gets to tag along!