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07-17-12, 05:26 PM
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Seriously, why don't they just try a little...

Seriously, why don't they just try a little harder?
07-12-12, 09:02 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

Seems pretty good. It's been 2 weeks since the...

Seems pretty good. It's been 2 weeks since the surgery so I still have a lot of pain and swelling, but when I got out of breath yesterday it seemed to be of the normal variety, not the weird total...
07-12-12, 08:18 AM
07-12-12, 08:17 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

Mmm same here. It's pretty reasonably from Trader...

Mmm same here. It's pretty reasonably from Trader Joe's. There's a frozen one too, that's even more stupid expensive, but it makes a good fake-ice-cream.
07-12-12, 08:12 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

The girl wanted to do 2 x 20s last night so I...

The girl wanted to do 2 x 20s last night so I thought I'd join her, for some reason. Pre-surgery FTP was 230, so I figured I'd target 200w, given that I haven't really been able to train much beyond...
07-09-12, 11:34 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

2:15 Saturday, 3 hours Sunday. Mostly endurance,...

2:15 Saturday, 3 hours Sunday. Mostly endurance, with a little tempo and a few digs here and there to test out the breathing. So far so awesome.

The heat was rough Sunday afternoon and I exploded...
07-06-12, 09:32 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

That's what BMC did with Evans today--as soon as...

That's what BMC did with Evans today--as soon as they hit 3k to go they peeled right off.
07-06-12, 09:05 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

7 minutes. Bummer. My boss has a special...

7 minutes. Bummer.

My boss has a special talent for coming into my office with exactly 10k to go.
07-06-12, 08:49 AM
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Views: 7,075
Posted By GirlAnachronism

I don't think it's particular this year--seems...

I don't think it's particular this year--seems about par for the course for the first week.

I'm starting to wonder if there's going to be anybody left to sprint today.
07-06-12, 08:17 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

Farrar was leaning on Veelers when Petacchi swept...

Farrar was leaning on Veelers when Petacchi swept in front of him and took out his front wheel. Not sure why he was flipping out at Veelers.
07-06-12, 08:00 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

This is the best. Peter Sagan put a bell on his...

This is the best. Peter Sagan put a bell on his bike today:

http://i973.photobucket.com/albums/ae219/KateAmos/Sagan_bell.jpg
07-06-12, 07:25 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

Sad news. He was a really nice guy, and a big...

Sad news. He was a really nice guy, and a big part of the racing scene in NYC. He coached my team for two years (including when I was just starting out) and taught me a lot about bike racing.
07-05-12, 01:46 PM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

Many of the display metrics also include a 'lap'...

Many of the display metrics also include a 'lap' option. So, for example, if you're interested in seeing your lap power, you can set it to show 'Power - Lap' and it will display whatever you're...
07-05-12, 07:42 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

Another hour easy this morning. Just a little bit...

Another hour easy this morning. Just a little bit harder than yesterday, and felt a lot better since it was only 80 degrees and not 100.
07-04-12, 01:25 PM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

I rode my bike today. Feels good, man.

I rode my bike today.

Feels good, man.
07-04-12, 08:06 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

Thanks, I think that's what was making me feel...

Thanks, I think that's what was making me feel steadily nauseous last week, but I finished those a few days ago. Right now I just have a lot of swelling and scabs (mostly at the spot where there was...
07-04-12, 07:21 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

Nope, with the move coming up I'm not training...

Nope, with the move coming up I'm not training for anything for a while, so no incentive to rush it. Just starting to feel a little better and want to go for a bike ride because I like to ride my...
07-04-12, 06:51 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

Says the guy who raced a TT with a broken elbow?...

Says the guy who raced a TT with a broken elbow? If the steroids fix the problem then I won't have a problem and an easy spin will be fine. My doctor agreed.

AZTR, the surgery was successful and...
07-03-12, 01:00 PM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

Got me some steroids. That should reduce the...

Got me some steroids. That should reduce the swelling and get me through the worst of the new symptoms that have cropped up in the past few days.

Plan to get on the bike tomorrow if I can keep...
07-02-12, 05:32 PM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

Might want to take it easy on the sniffing...

Might want to take it easy on the sniffing...
07-02-12, 02:47 PM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

That also sucks. At least I got to stay home and...

That also sucks. At least I got to stay home and watch the tour.
07-02-12, 02:08 PM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

That's the plan. Seeing the doctor tomorrow; will...

That's the plan. Seeing the doctor tomorrow; will try the ride Wednesday if she clears it.
07-02-12, 01:36 PM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

Was hoping to get back on the bike today, but as...

Was hoping to get back on the bike today, but as of last night I can, yet again, not stop throwing up.
06-29-12, 09:19 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

Yeah I was tempted to request pushing the surgery...

Yeah I was tempted to request pushing the surgery back a week so that it would coincide better with the start of the tour, but I thought that might be pushing it.
06-29-12, 08:36 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

I'm kind of surprised by how awful I still feel.

I'm kind of surprised by how awful I still feel.
06-26-12, 05:00 PM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

For some reason my pain always makes me hurl. ...

For some reason my pain always makes me hurl.

I fractured my skull when I was a kid, and after the first surgery to start fixing it, I threw up constantly for four days, so they wouldn't discharge...
06-26-12, 03:50 PM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

I have seen some cool videos and photos of the...

I have seen some cool videos and photos of the inside of my throat, including the sliced-up bloody version from yesterday. I would post it, but, if you google 'laryngoscopy' you will understand why...
06-26-12, 02:49 PM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

Mmm morphine. That's the only thing that made...

Mmm morphine. That's the only thing that made last night at all survivable for me. I got a lot of it since taking the vicoden pills just made me hurl.

WR, sorry to hear about all your medical...
06-26-12, 10:06 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

Yeah, definitely not the best thing I've ever...

Yeah, definitely not the best thing I've ever felt--the drs were trying really hard to avoid it, but oh well. Hoping that part is all behind me now.

Thanks for all the well-wishes everyone.
06-26-12, 09:51 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

Surgery yesterday, just got home. Didn't go...

Surgery yesterday, just got home. Didn't go exactly as expected--there was some unanticipated bleeding, so it took twice as long as they'd thought it would. Then I couldn't stop puking despite the...
06-22-12, 12:04 PM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

Sweet. Just landed an interview for a part-time...

Sweet. Just landed an interview for a part-time gig in LA. Hopefully I will be able to speak by Wednesday afternoon.
06-22-12, 10:49 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

Hm, so then which one of us is gayer?

Hm, so then which one of us is gayer?
06-22-12, 10:38 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

Jeeze, you guys are the worst. You managed to...

Jeeze, you guys are the worst. You managed to ignore a very promising boob discussion and run with stupid cars.
06-22-12, 09:09 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

That's not where the boobies are...just sayin'.

That's not where the boobies are...just sayin'.
06-21-12, 02:48 PM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

Oh cool, I'll have to send that to my Mom:) ...

Oh cool, I'll have to send that to my Mom:)

She's not really local to NYC, but she does have a bunch of national track championships. She won a Bethel race this year too.
06-21-12, 02:29 PM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

We're girls. We don't have to do that.

We're girls. We don't have to do that.
06-21-12, 02:11 PM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

This has been one of the crazier days I've had in...

This has been one of the crazier days I've had in a while. Got up early to go for a run (I know, right?), then on the way to work saw that my doctor had emailed me, asking if I could come do all the...
06-20-12, 10:50 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

jwible, I've only gone for the initial...

jwible, I've only gone for the initial assessment, so I haven't started any of the actual exercises yet, but I'll let you know when I do. So far they just suggested that I start using this, which...
06-20-12, 10:24 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

+1. I've spent the past 4 months chasing this...

+1. I've spent the past 4 months chasing this breathing thing, thinking I had everything from asthma to cancer. It's been a huge pain in the ass, and at some point I was resigned to never racing...
06-20-12, 09:15 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

Yeah, at least this time it was in an enclosed...

Yeah, at least this time it was in an enclosed stairwell, so the nurse was the only witness.

Thanks! He just laughed and started telling me a story about some guy in Norway who does a kind of...
06-20-12, 09:02 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

Run #2 on Monday, this time with a grand total of...

Run #2 on Monday, this time with a grand total of 15' of running, with some walking in between. Because I'm a badass.

Skipped team practice this morning, but promised the girl I'd do hill repeats...
06-20-12, 08:46 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

Woo hoo. I'm getting surgery. Looks like it...

Woo hoo. I'm getting surgery. Looks like it should be an actual fix, and I should be able to race my bike next year.

I had the second opinion with a second ENT doc today, and after a second set of...
06-19-12, 12:33 PM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

That's one of my favorite races. Before my season...

That's one of my favorite races. Before my season turned to a not-season, one of my goals was to win that this year. The intermediate climb is tough for me but the finish is perfect.
06-18-12, 08:35 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

Aww, thanks. I didn't know they televised our...

Aww, thanks. I didn't know they televised our race. Also not sure how you could see me considering the masterful tailgunning I did:)
06-18-12, 07:44 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

Harlem Crit. I'm second from the left. ...

Harlem Crit. I'm second from the left.

http://i973.photobucket.com/albums/ae219/KateAmos/Harlem.jpg
06-18-12, 07:39 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

Harlem Crit, Women's P123. Pretty decent end to...

Harlem Crit, Women's P123. Pretty decent end to my season--I decided to put racing on hold while I get this breathing stuff figured out, but the Harlem Crit is literally on my block, and it's a big...
06-15-12, 01:49 PM
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Views: 675,046
Posted By GirlAnachronism

He's not even talking about tennis. He's talking...

He's not even talking about tennis. He's talking about golf.

US Open tennis isn't until late August. I know this because I like sports, and tennis is an actual sport.
06-15-12, 11:47 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

Yep, that was one of the first things they...

Yep, that was one of the first things they thought it could be once we discovered that it wasn't asthma. Turns out it's something even weirder, called laryngomalacia, which is something in my larynx...
06-15-12, 10:39 AM
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Views: 675,046
Posted By GirlAnachronism

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256175
06-15-12, 09:28 AM
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Posted By GirlAnachronism

Thanks guys. It's driving me crazy because I am...

Thanks guys. It's driving me crazy because I am totally fine until I'm not. I emailed my coach right after the race and told her I'm quitting, and she responded that I'm stronger than ever. But, all...
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