"...In the end, people either have excuses or experiences; reasons or results; buts or
brilliance. They either have what they wanted or they have a detailed list of all the rational reasons why not."

~ Anonymous
(taken from Matt Erbele's, It Takes Time to Get Good)

Tuesday, March 10, 2009


1:55, 1:57, 1:56


Swim masters,

3 X 100 10 second rest between, Those were my times.


Then, for a passing drill Coach goes to the slow lane and asks who the fastest in the lane is and the other two swimmers in my lane simultaneously point to me.


How ya like me now?!

* for those that have not heard/read me snivel about swim masters my previous 3 X 100 repeat times were 2:16, 2:11, 2:18 on 12/16 then 2:02, 2:07, 2:07 on 2/24 and I routinely have my ass handed to me on a silver platter by EVERYONE there.


Jo Lynn said...

Great job Girl! That's awesome. Go eat a cupcake. ;)

Klassenator said...


I'm proud of you:)

Tina Mickelson said...

sweet! Great Job! That rocks and I'm jealous. You are doing a great job on your swimming.

Anonymous said...

wow - well done!!!!!

ShirleyPerly said...


I'm so happy for you. Sh*t, you make me want to go swim right NOW (dam coach won't let me swim more than 2 times a week -- grrrrr).

Hope your century goes well too!

Unknown said...


Go Mom Go said...

consistant too...great job!

Carolina John said...

my 100m swims are in the 2:15 range, esp if I'm going to do more in the pool after that. Monday I did finish one in 90 seconds, though. I was shocked. it took another 90 seconds before i could swim again.

great job!

Diana said...

I think it took me that long to do one 25 yard lap yesterday! Love the cats.
I need to put a little more effort into my efforts.

kristen said...

Hard work pays off! Good job!

Calyx Meredith said...

Ok Speedy McSwimmypants - that totally rocks!! Yay RBR - uncontested Queen of The Lane!

Stef0115 said...

HA! Woo Hoo!!!!!!! Yes!!!! RBR comes through yet again!

I LOVE this!!

Can SO identify with this too -- all of your hard work is paying off!!!!

Question: do you hate swim masters maybe a teensy bit less now?

Formulaic said...


Way to kick ass out there. Keep working it and you'll be flying for IM.

Awesome job!

Aileen said...

NICE!!!!! Good work lady, that's some freakin' AMAZING swimming skillz, I think.

Bootchez said...

Wow! I'm blown away by the progress you've made with your swim times. I guess the Master's business is really effective, or you're even studlier than I thought (and your studly-ness is already through the roof).


Congrats!! Like you, swimming has always been a bit of a challnge for me and the progress is amazing and exciting!!!!!!!!!!!!

Lindsay said...

congrats!! i think i remember not so long ago you were whining about being too slow for the slow lane ;-) awesome job!

IronWaddler said...

You are rockin, the pool girl. My time is closer to 2:20. Great job.

IronSnoopy said...

Booya back! Did you get out, dance and talk trash? I so would have.

AWESOME! Those are some good times! :)