Monday, July 13, 2009


Saturday morning I walked through the freshly bleached locker room and promptly got a vision-impairing migraine like I haven't had in at least five years. Quite a bummer, but although I couldn't see the backstroke flags in their entirety, or Tim's face as he was explaining the set for that matter, I remembered that the doctors said exercise and caffeine were things that would help the headache not come on so strong. Never had I gotten a migraine at the start of a workout, so this was my chance.

I could see again after the first set, and while I spent most of the day (started to feel better around noon) lying on the couch feeling that nauseous migraine feeling, I do believe it was one of the most mild migraines I've ever had. Thus, I have strengthened my "Swimming cures everything" hypothesis that I plan to keep proving my whole life long.

Of course, I didn't get the energy on Saturday to write out that workout, so here is today's:

*warmup: 200, 150, 100, 50 free, each followed by 50 stroke

add paddles for:

*100 DPS, 200 free build by 100
*100 DPS, 400 free build by 200
*100 DPS, 600 free build by 200
*100 DPS, 400 free build by 200
*100 DPS, 200 free build by 100

remove paddles for:
300 free; 25 DPS, 25 swim, 25 DPS, 50 swim, so on
250 done as 50 back DPS, 50 free, 50 back DPS, 100 free


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