New year and new challenges has resulted in this new blog. Tuna to tri just didn't fit any longer and maybe that was why I wasn't managing to blog there so much. Given that I'm focusing on swimming, with a smattering of other things (the odd bit of running because I like the way it tones my legs, and the pursuit of a Level 2 triathlon coaching qualification), Just Keep Swimming Verity seemed like a good way to start 2014.
I've just completed my biggest swimming week in ages - 26.35k - and managed to fit in a bit of running as well, so I hope that bodes well for the rest of the year.
It's hopefully going to be a big year for swimming, which is quite exciting after last year's focus on triathlon.
The line up so far includes:
Feb 2014: Tridynamic Swim Faster Camp with Dan Bullock (the third time I will have attended)
March-April 2014: Swim Trek Long Distance Camp (where I will test my limits for swimming without a wetsuit)
July 2014: Swim the length of Windermere
September 2014: Swim the length of Coniston (I have unfinished business there)
September 2014: Swim the length of Windermere again (or second attempt if don't make it the first time)
There will be other smaller challenges/races along the way but I haven't yet worked out those plans yet. At least 1 10k and 3 or 4 3.8k swims though :)
My mental health continues to be somewhat fragile, and "Just Keep Swimming" seemed to be fitting for that as well. So I might end up writing a bit about mental health as well. Or I might not.
Do jump in and keep me company :)