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70km swim for MS: part 5 – pushing through the last 25km
It’s somewhere around 10:00 AM, Sunday, August 23rd. I’ve been in the water for over fifteen hours and awake for over 24.
70km swim for MS: part 4 – into the night
It is about 7pm, August 22nd and Alex and I have now been in the water for 4 hours. We are right on schedule.
70km swim for MS: part 3 – a beautiful start
There are a lot of things that happen during my 70km swim; some of which were expected, and some of which were unforeseen.
70km swim for MS: part 2 – mental gymnastics
It’s now August 12th, 10 days before my big swim is scheduled to start. I have just landed in Victoria, Canada.
70km for MS: part 1 – how to blow your shoulder before a big swim
My training was going along swimmingly until August 5, less than 3 weeks before the swim, when I made a horrible rookie mistake.
MS Philosophy: there is no such thing as a failed attempt
Every day when I wake up I think about how lucky I am that I was raised to try new things. In many was this is what makes it possible for me to live a productive life with multiple sclerosis.