Actually, my first though was that the guy working out beside me was throwing chalk. Then came the moment of “is the sky really falling??” panic. But I didn’t let it break my concentration as I was more than half way through my set of 18 thrusters and did NOT want to stop! The truth of the matter was not nearly as exciting as either of those scenarios. Apparently I managed to catch my necklace in the bottom part of one of these thrusters and beads went everywhere. I did manage to catch a good 20 or so in my bra though, cause when I went to jump in the shower, beads hit the floor once again. Brilliant. On the bright side, the necklace was one purchased on a trip to the Dominican, so I’m going to see it as a sign that I will have to go back again. 😀 On a morning when I was not overly impressed to walk out of my apartment to realize it was cold enough I could see my breath, the Caribbean concept was a welcome one for sure.
This sucked. Large. But I didn’t die, and tomorrow will definitely be a well-deserved rest day. I anticipated the row to be a bit of a breather… WRONG. The first one had me fighting with everything I had in me to not burst into tears :p Today was the day my body said “Hey you!! ‘EFF OFF!!!” But I pushed through it and finished the whole pile of suck in 11:37. Not first, but not last either. Left in all on the floor in this one, or in the parking lot for the sprints at the end. As usual, it felt good when it was over. Plus I went home to this awesomeness: