Erin's Blog – September 2009 Archive (2)

Rebellion at Club Med

The last time I can remember packing them was early one Thursday morning last spring, before anyone in the house was up. My insulin pump had kinked up and failed to give me any insulin during the night and a night without insulin makes for one hell of a morning. My blood sugars had steadily crept up during the night, I was flying high around 500 when I struggled to pull myself from bed. It was still dark when I made my way to the bathroom, thinking I might soon need it to empty my stomach, one… Continue

Added by Erin on September 15, 2009 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments

Signs You're a Triathlete

1. The water bottles in your house out number the cups.

2. Your concept of a date night with your husband is to get a babysitter , go on a 25 mile bike ride, and then stop in for some recovery nutrition.

3. To get ready for a night out, you don’t spend 2 hours getting showered and dressed, you spend 2 hours on a run to burn off the calories you plan to consume at dinner later that night.

4. You coordinate your wedding site with the site of your race later that week.

5. You… Continue

Added by Erin on September 3, 2009 at 7:00pm — No Comments

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