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Pistol toting fool

There's nothing like walking into a Crossfit workout with a face full of makeup. I didn't have time to swipe n' wipe after my wedding makeup run through. So off to sweatsville I went. I should have known that things wouldn't bode well after I broke out in a sweat on my second round of pistols. It's ok though, I just acted like the runny makeup was dirt "cuz I'm tough like that, grrr."

I'm getting antsy about my triathlon coming up. It is not because of my lack of training this time around, not completely. I'm getting antsy because I am considering this measure of my raw guts and athleticism. Will I mentally break? Will I physically fail? Will one carry me through more than the other? Will I have more fun if I wear fairy wings and a tiara? Should I go through the slip n' slide finish in style? All questions that I'm actually excited to see answered. More meandering on a possible costume is in order.
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