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Old 03-26-09, 05:27 AM
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And thank you, guys/gals for the "Welcome Back." I missed foo a lot.
Yeah, I'm one of those racer-types who you would think would stay in the racer forum. But I feel the relaxation of this forum helps me recover from hard training mornings. Laughter is one of the best forms of recovery. I don't want to constantly be stressed by things. I'm not saying the racing forum is a bad place by any stretch. I love a lot of the guys there. There's some awesome info and it helps you to stay motivated. I just don't want to compare myself constantly to others. That's "my" problem - not theirs. I'm who I am.

In foo I can be who I am. The way God made me. I don't have to line myself up with anyone. Some people have a natural ability to say, "Screw it. I don't care what they think." I have a hard time doing that. That's one of the reason I chose to go away for a bit. I have so so much going on in my life right now. I've been struggling with a lot of things up here <points to head> and here <points to heart>. I've been questioning a lot of things in my life: A lot of "Emo" stuff (as botto put it one day in the forum).

When things pile up on you, sometimes you question your own existence. I had a lot of WTF moments I had to iron out. Still do.
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Old 03-26-09, 05:58 AM
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Old 03-26-09, 06:12 AM
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moi?
Oui
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Old 03-26-09, 06:15 AM
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Originally Posted by substructure View Post
Oui
c'est vrai.
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Old 03-26-09, 06:18 AM
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Umm .... Oui. c'est vrai. (Yes, indeed)? My English is bad. My French is worser.
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Old 03-26-09, 07:15 AM
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Welcome back Sub. Oh yeah KT hates Iron Maiden, we must kill him.
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Old 03-26-09, 07:23 AM
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Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
I sing that to my cat. She's never amused when I do...
You ... sing to your cat.
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Old 03-26-09, 07:25 AM
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You ... sing to your cat.
There's a problem with that?
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Old 03-26-09, 07:25 AM
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Originally Posted by substructure View Post
Went as follows:
Train hard. Race. Crash. Race. Flat. Race. Top 20. Train. Race. Get butt kicked. Race. Get butt kicked. Train harder to not get butt kicked anymore.

Or something like that.

I'm through with racing in pain. It's virtually gone now. I'm almost through with training and racing with this 25lb Ciocc too. I've got some things worked out on a Scott Addict R4 w/ Campy 11 speed. I should hopefully have her by next week.

I'm not done by any stretch. I'm ready to be competitive in the Masters' races. So ready. At whatever cost it takes (to my body) to get at that level, I'm going to do it. I laid down 6 hours on the trainer in the past 3 days doing 2 days of V02s and one day of SST. My weight is down and I'm slowly building back up my power to where it was before the crash. It was somewhere near 4.6W/kg. That shouldn't be a problem. My only tick is to shake the negative thoughts that I have and lack of confidence. I use to get to the front of a race and stay there. Go with every attack. Challenge everything. You know? Now, I'm a bit too cautious. And waiting for a race to come to you seldom works. So I keep trying to visualize myself on the front, working, attacking, winning.
You got the mental battles won, thats good! Good luck sub.
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Old 03-26-09, 07:33 AM
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Originally Posted by hos13 View Post
Welcome back Sub. Oh yeah KT hates Iron Maiden, we must kill him.
Say it ain't so, Joe?!?

My wife has a problem with Guitar Hero's pick of an Iron Maiden song: Number of the Beast. She wouldn't let it play out loud in the house. Especially in front of the girls.


So, I use headphones. lol (oops)
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There's a problem with that?
You DO have a cat, yes?
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So subby, have you changed your will yet? MV, uhh, contracted me to find out.
You still take that same route to work, right?
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Welcome back Sub. It's good to be home, huh?
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Old 03-26-09, 08:27 AM
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Originally Posted by chipcom View Post
So subby, have you changed your will yet? MV, uhh, contracted me to find out.
You still take that same route to work, right?
I'll be changing my route now for sure.
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Old 03-26-09, 08:32 AM
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Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
Welcome back Sub. It's good to be home, huh?
yes it be.
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Old 03-26-09, 08:34 AM
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Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.
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Chip....
Read the fine print pal. You still owe me your own wife and a future draft pick.
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Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
you were gone?
Yes, gone completely mad.
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Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.
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Originally Posted by substructure View Post
I'm no one important. But I have an awesome physique.
That's all that matters
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are you sane now?
No, I lost my meds.
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That's all that matters
So true.
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No, I lost my meds.
clinically induced insanity does not count. I am homegrown crazy.
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Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.
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Old 03-26-09, 09:22 AM
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clinically induced insanity does not count. I am homegrown crazy.
I should be clinically induced sane
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