A very sick mother. Time off from work. Staying home and taking care of her. Friction with my brother. News of my possible deportation The impending divorce and the possible loss of my son. Its all too much. My year of positivity is being tested. I leave on a difficult 30 hour flight to get… Continue reading Cascade of bad news
The year ended not on the best note. I am struggling with a stomach bug of some sort self quarantined in a hotel room in san diego. Its 3 am and I am waiting on the phone to talk to a advise nurse. After that hopefully, I can rest a bit more. Then we do… Continue reading A long day
My mom is not doing too well. I was travellig in India for a wedding when I first heard that she was experiencing extreme panic attacks. She was getting extremely concerned about her ability to board the flight back to India from San Francisco. No amount of convincing would give her any confidence. She was… Continue reading A tough week
Nightmares are one of the last remaining emotional vestiges of my split with my spouse. I get recurring nightmares where I am being cheated on. I wake up agitated and my hearts racing. Its a feeling I used to experience a lot. It will be a year soon, and it bothers me that despite things… Continue reading Range of emotions of the recently abandoned.
Today I went mountain bike riding after a long time. I spent the evening of thanksgiving setting up and maintaining my bike. Getting rid of annoying creaks etc. It was a foggy day today but pleasant enough to ride. Although I have been riding for a season, I have felt that my fundamentals are not… Continue reading Riding fundamentals
My girlfriend and I had an awesome ride. We rode 8 miles in to this picnic spot . It was amazing, the creek was flooded in a couple of places, but we rode through it. We were drenched , but that added to the adventure. So in all we had a 2 hour ride, nice… Continue reading A ride pre thanksgiving!
I started writing this blog to remember the chain of events that followed after my surprise breakup with my wife of ten years. Its been a great year so far. The uncertainty and pain are a thing of the past. I am now focused on rebuilding my life. I have a wonderful woman in my… Continue reading The year comes to a close
I found a bike on craigslist. And without too much caution went and bought it. A doctor who wasnt using it enough, sold me a fairly new bike. I got it for a good price. And now I am ready to start training seriously. Its funny that before the sprint triathlon, I had never ridden… Continue reading Olympic triathlon
I did it! It was a gorgeous setting. Biking on the edge of the santa cruz west side cliff road. Words can't describe the feeling or the place. The swim of 700 yards took me 15 mins. The 12 mile bike ride took me 38, and the 3.1 mile run took me 31 mins. I… Continue reading My first triathlon conquered.