I’ve had a hard time getting to bed early this week. The Olympics are keeping me up! Right now I’m watching men’s figure skating. I don’t know these folks. I don’t know the back stories. But I watched the leading American skate a beautiful program, so now I need to watch the last two skaters before I can call it a night. Otherwise it would be like watching General Hospital except for the closing hook. That would just feel all wrong.
But, no matter how late I stay awake, I must get up in the morning to swim. I skipped Monday and and Wednesday to give my body a rest after the marathon. I did walk and lift on Tuesday, and I ran and lifted today, but that’s an astonishingly light week for me. A good hard swim is just what I need.
By the way, the Japanese skater just had a skate lace problem that forced him to stop his program. He fixed it and finished beautifully with no problem. It was an unusual bit of drama that I’m glad I didn’t miss. Now, just one more skater and I can call it a night. Oh wait, I was wrong. I thought we were down to the final three, but we weren’t.
Looks like I’ll be up a bit longer…