I really like getting advice. I listen to it all. I take it in. I use what I think sounds useful and smart. I appreciate it all. I got some interesting advice today. Here's a few of the things I learned:
DO NOT and I repeat DO NOT take Lava home from the Big Island of Hawaii!!!!! Apparently you will need an exorcism and have really bad luck for years and years. Sorry boys... :-(
Save my energy for the week I'm in Hawaii. Dont' use it all up getting ready at home. The energy in Kona next week will be intense and I need to rest up for that in addition to that little 140.6 event I'll be doing.
Trust my nutrition plan. I have trained and trained and it is locked and loaded. Trust it.
Don't fight the wind. Go with it...if you don't you'll pay for it on the run.
Believe that I deserve a vacation from home. And therefore, the kids. They will be fine. I will be fine. This is good for me and my husband.
The special needs bag on the run is too late in the game. Mile 18? By then it's all over...your hot, begging for ice, taking in Coke and talking to dead relatives. What?
I earned this trip. Believe in my abilities. In my strength. In my toughness. But be smart. Don't get too excited at the wrong point.
Savor the moment. Enjoy the experience.
It's Ali'i Drive after all......