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.
On Sep 24th, I will turn 35. And so will the annual event of Santa Cruz Annual triathlon. So basically when I was born, a world away, in Santa Cruz, people were doing the tri for the first time at that venue. I never quite learned to swim the right way. And the biggest challenge… Continue reading Turning 35. My first Triathlon.
Life is good. A balance has now emerged between raising my five year old, work and a new blossoming relationship. It is a lot of work. And there are a lot of moments where I just want to lie in bed. Not wanting to get up. Working out for me was a very big part… Continue reading Following through
Jul 23rd 2017 was an important day in my life. At 11:40AM, I was standing on the peak of Mt. Shasta. What a humbling experience that was. I would like to share how it felt. How I prepared. And how it changed me. Here is a video of my climb. Why Climb? To start, I… Continue reading Climbing Mountains is good for your soul. And legs.