THIS WEEKS STATS: Swim: 1:00 Bike: 4:30 Run: 1:30 TOTAL: 7:00 MIDWIFE APPOINTMENT I had another check-up with my midwife this week. I shared my concerns with my light-headedness and dizziness. She agreed that I probably needed to eat more and that my instincts of eating even though I wasn't hungry were good. She encouraged … Continue reading Ironman Training Pregnant: Week 19
"In terms of accomplishing my planned workouts, this weekend was a failure...There will be another Ironman another year for me to get after."
During my 17th week of pregnancy, I was 3 weeks out from Ironman Wisconsin. My training fell short of expectations and I'm beginning to come to terms with the fact that I may not finish Ironman this year.
A respected obstetrician shared his opinion with me about training for Ironman: he "strongly discouraged" it. His advice, however, wasn't grounded in research or any science. It was just his opinion - and I don't care much for him sharing it unsolicited.