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Getting ish together

I'm trying to prioritize a few things. I've got an Xterra sprint tri coming up at the end of August. Am I prepared - no. Do I care - not really. I want to have fun with this one, it's outdoorsy. Plus, it's not that much distance so I'm fine with just "winging" it. Now and after that, I'll be doing more Filipino Martial Arts training. In October, Andrew and I are headed off for the Duke City Marathon - 5k Event. I'm also thinking of doing a figure competition some time in either October or November. Oh, and next weekend or so my gym is sponsoring a Colorado Springs Crossfit games series. I also can't forget the 24hrs of Colorado Sprigns bike event I'd like to do...and this is why my crap always ends up a mess.

But really, I am looking forward to the Xterra tri even though I'm not in shape. I enjoyed the last one, so I'm sure this will be even more exciting with the mountain biking.
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