My triathlon is just less than 6 weeks away. Every time I think about it I get butterflies in my stomach. Not the "good, I'm so excited" kind of butterflies, but the "oh crap, what have I gotten into, am I going to die?" kind of butterflies. Maybe they're moths in my stomach.
In reality, I've had a really good week of training. I finally started hitting the pool, I had a really long (for me) run the other night of 5.25 miles, and I've even been linking two or more of the events together in a single night. Last night, I did a combination of all three events.
Still, I can't help but wonder if it's enough and beat myself up for not training harder, sooner. I'm petrified of this race. I've still never even run a race before. Deep down I really want to do this. To prove to myself that I CAN do this. Yet part of me is hoping some really good excuse comes up, like I break a limb or get pregnant or something. Okay, not really. Maybe? Ugh.
So if any of you readers are experienced triathletes please feel free to send any advice, encouragement, mockery, whatever...over my way. And I'll probably continue to post random updates of my training progress, because I think it helps to pretend that some one, some where, cares.