Now I don't want to do this because I think I need to lose weight or get into shape, but because I need to feel like I can accomplish something successfully. This past year of grad school (specifically the last semester) has made me feel so darn crappy about myself, and actually question whether I should stick with the path I am on.
Last semester I was so darn stressed out that I rarely worked out and I think it really impacted how I felt about myself. In other words, no endorphins = sad, angry, frustrated, whiney, etc.....I also ate like a college kid, which made me feel really super duper gross all the time-ie chin zits. So my hope is that this training will accomplish two things: 1) working towards this goal will help me become a happier person which 2) will in turn boost my confidence in myself!
So I have five and a half months to get this show on the road. I love the tavern Triathlon here I come! If anyone has any training tips I'd love to hear them now!