So I am back at square one. Even after running a marathon in the spring, I am like a new runner again. That is frustrating for me. All that time and effort invested and I didn't carry it along. And it was all my choice.
This choice stuff is a pain in the ass. It would be much easier if I didn't need to make choices. But such is life, and even with choices made, others can be made too. And thankfully I haven't lost sight of that.
I am always brought back to recent wisdom of Chuckie V. I see better than ever that an excuse is the result of a choice. Make a different choice and you have no need for that excuse. If you can't make that change, you can make a choice that works on removing that excuse in the future. That is where I am now. My choice is to pull up my run training and bike training for the fall - the swim focus will come later. That is it - it is that simple.
So later today, rain or shine, hell or high water, fast or slow, I will be out today for a run. That is my choice.