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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 forty

mdvcostinby mdvcostinMar 31st 2010
Day forty
I had a good ride today managed to make 1 30 ride. Bum hurts a little I need to look into some butt butter.

I was also wondering today while I was riding if MP3 players allowed during races.

Not much to say today, tired and going to bed. Being a man of word I have included the picture of my bum ankle. I have been running on it but it does not hurt so much.

Be safe out there
ScottGby member: ScottG, Apr 1st 2010 11:10
No can do on the mp3 player in a race....just hum the turns...it gets me through.
 
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