I am 11 days out so this post seemed very appropriate…thanks Jenn! I will be thinking about you on race day!




Folks there are a lot of us racing lately. Things are gettin’ kinnda crazy out there as we all enter into the deep, dark realm of tapering.

Tapering effects each and every one of us differently. For some it borders on a pathologic illness.

I’ve been told, by some, that I sometimes fall a tad on the pathologic side.

How about you? A bit neurotic when it comes time to reduce the volume of your workouts?

How can you tell if your “that” kind of athlete, you ask?

Well, luckily I had some free time on my hands and did a bit of research this afternoon.

Here are a few tell-tale signs of an individual who could be diagnosed with Taper Madness:

  • Out of Control Phobia of Germs.  Even if you have never been a self proclaimed germ phobe before your taper, you find that your eye sight is accurate enough to now see possible viral and…

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One comment

  1. It’s that wild and wacky time again…Injuries and Tapers will send us all to the looney bin I’m convinced!! 🙂 Breathe Deep….just a few short sleeps, as the kids would say, and you’ll be a full fledged IronWoman!! woo-hoo!

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