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Sunday, August 19, 2007

The Way Starbucks Sees It...

I have a bad habit. It's not really "bad." I guess I feel guilty because I spend at least $10/week at Starbucks when I could just brew my own coffee at home and save a few dollars a month. But, it is all about the experience- and the "The Way I See It" on the back of my Americano in the morning (or afternoon..or night). 3 weeks until my Ironman and so I look forward to any unexpected motivational signs or words of encouragement. Tonight, before I tossed my cup, I gave it a read.

"Run when you can, walk when you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up"- Dean Karnazes (Ultramarathoner).

How appropriate, especially after my workout today. My last big brick until my 2-week taper heading into Wisconsin. Today, my workout started with an 11 mile run, followed immediately by a 90 mile ride, then followed by a 6 mile run. I started at 6:30 in the morning and ended at 2:30 in the afternoon. Then I had a shower. Then I ate. Then I napped. It was a perfect day. I felt great, and honestly, I never felt like I needed to walk- I ran the entire way and finished strong. It felt good to see this quote tonight on my cup. Good Coffee Karma.

Here's to a great week!

1 comment:

triclancy said...

I love this post! IM Wisconsin watch out! You are incredible!!

Clancy, Mike and I

Clancy, Mike and I
SB Tri Finishers- Nice Tiles!