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Old 06-03-09, 07:21 PM   #1
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I just threw up

While sitting up after my final 1' interval of the evening, I threw up all over myself, the bike and the trainer mat. It was mostly water, so not that bad of a mess.

I haven't gone that hard on my own in a very long time. My legs and throat feel like crap now, but I sort of feel good about myself too. Now I wish I could motivate myself to actually eat something...

There's no point to this post. I've just been really down and unmotivated the last 4 weeks, and I just wanted to share this moment with people who may understand.
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Old 06-03-09, 07:46 PM   #2
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Um. Congratulations?

I'm glad you got some motivation back.
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Old 06-03-09, 07:55 PM   #3
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Old 06-03-09, 08:14 PM   #4
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You probably lost weight from throwing up so thats a plus
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Old 06-03-09, 08:58 PM   #6
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motivation is good and very necessary in a sport that demands as much from one as this. I think you've got more in your legs than you let on, it just needs to find it's way to the pedals.
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Old 06-03-09, 10:52 PM   #7
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Ok, congrats on busting your vomit cherry!

Now you can work on aim, hmm?
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so was it water water or energy drink/flavored/colored water?
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Old 06-04-09, 05:38 AM   #10
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You'll eventually learn how to control it better. Like my wife, when she first saw me naked, she threw up. I'm a natural ipecac. But she learned not to eat or drink too much before we go to bed. Just like you'll learn not to drink a gallon of fluids before going all out on 1' intervals.
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Old 06-04-09, 06:38 AM   #11
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Did you save me the big pieces?
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Somebody has to at least semi-seriously tell you that throwing up is not the sign of a good workout. That way lies pathology, and it seems you've already heard from a few advanced cases.
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pics or it didn't happen.
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