I managed two lengths of the pool without a rest today, which was a big step up from before I went to Canada.
Today I had a fairly major achievemebt: I swam for 40 metres without stopping. Well, technically I swam one length of a 20 metre pool, and then swam straight back again, but that’s the furthest[…]
Today I spent about an hour in the pool. Half of that was freestyle, and when I was exhausted from that, we went onto backstroke, and then breaststroke. I still don’t have much stamina, but[…]
So with another two week break, again it feels like I’m starting from scratch, and yet there have been some improvements. It begins to feel like Groundhog Swimming Lesson, where each week I’m getting slightly[…]
It’s been three weeks without swimming. Well, the one and a half laps I managed in Jakarta the week before last, and the two laps in Kuala Lumpur the week before that, and the visit[…]
I’ve been tired this week. I’m not sure if that’s because I’ve eaten badly, or if I’m eating badly because I’m not getting enough sleep, or I’m not getting enough sleep because I’m eating badly,[…]
Whoops. Once again, I’d been weeks without swimming; a week away in San Francisco, then forgetting to go the week I got back from Perth. To make things harder, I’ve been transferred from a 12[…]
When I got in the pool today, I realised it had been a long time since I was last swimming, and I worried that I would have forgotten everything. Luckily, I started fifteen minutes early,[…]
Today I remembered not to drink too much coffee, and I kept quite hydrated before my lesson, but I also ate three Krispy Kreme doughnuts, so I guess things averaged out.
Today we videoed my freestyle, so for the first time I can see what I’ve been doing. I regret that we didn’t record what I looked like on my first lesson, but then I’m not[…]