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Just a man saying I am.
Just a man saying I am.
About Me
I am a husband and father first and foremost. I thought I had been doing sports my whole life. My kids are active in sports and in the past few years I have really focused on their careers as athletes. I caught myself one day pushing one of my kids. Saying "you have to push yourself, go past what you think you can do". The look she gave me, I felt I got back from her, hit hit me like ton of bricks. It was a look of what have you done to push yourself.... Wow, what have I done recently.

Professionally I pushed myself to the top of my field, Spiritually I have a relationship with my Holy Father, Mentally I am pushed with my career. I cannot say emotionally I am there because I am not happy with my physical self. I feel I am overweight, not seeking the next brass ring if you will. I had to push myself to find myself.

I originally wanted to find myself with cycling. I love the thought of pushing. A quote from Armstrong that goes [the winner of the tour is not the best cyclist but the one who can suffer the most]. It is not the reality of winning or losing but being pushed. To go past who you were and to who you are.

Lastly I want to use another quote. This one from the movie Rocky Balboa,

"What's crazy about going toe to toe and saying I am"

day five

mdvcostinby mdvcostinFeb 13th 2010
Well well well, Not a bad day I had great swim the work out was simple but really brought out some good points. I did 4x400 going race pace for first 300 and back off for the last 100. I felt great. Stroke is starting to come back I did not feel I was struggling as I did on Tuesday.

The ride was on the trainer, again, I just turned on the t.V. and watched some tv. I did focus on staying in a tuck rather than sitting up a lot and not focusing on the ride. So it was interesting to stay in the focus for an hour and not lose the focus.

I told my daughter about my plans for my Ironman in August. She surprised me with the amount of excitement she had for me. See you tomorrow.
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