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by seuss
Thu Sep 01, 2011 9:15 pm
Forum: The Dark Side
Topic: IMC 2011 Bib Numbers
Replies: 185
Views: 12770

Re: IMC 2011 Bib Numbers

there was no shaking down of race organizers. questions were asked at to why the organizers failed to provide the race support they were contractually bound to provide to athletes who had put their heart, soul, time, and money into an event that they were well prepared for. when defensive excuses we...
by seuss
Tue Aug 30, 2011 10:32 pm
Forum: The Dark Side
Topic: IMC 2011 Bib Numbers
Replies: 185
Views: 12770

Re: IMC 2011 Bib Numbers

conquering hero is home - looks pretty spiffy in his finisher swag. Thing 2 won a great bag'o'swag that mr seuss is trying to barter for contents.
by seuss
Tue Aug 30, 2011 8:06 pm
Forum: The Dark Side
Topic: IMC 2011 Bib Numbers
Replies: 185
Views: 12770

Re: IMC 2011 Bib Numbers

what was most disappointing for mr seuss was that the Things were holding the finish banner on the last shift so he missed out on that and a finish line photo.
by seuss
Tue Aug 30, 2011 7:08 pm
Forum: The Dark Side
Topic: IMC 2011 Bib Numbers
Replies: 185
Views: 12770

Re: IMC 2011 Bib Numbers

he spoke to the race director last night at the dinner. she was full of excuses - powerade instead of gatorade meant athletes took more water, and that it was hot so athletes were using it to cool themselves. really - how unpredictable! as she put it "well these things happen - just like a fla...
by seuss
Tue Aug 30, 2011 6:43 pm
Forum: The Dark Side
Topic: IMC 2011 Bib Numbers
Replies: 185
Views: 12770

Re: IMC 2011 Bib Numbers

La wrote:They switched from Gatorade to Powerade? Why is that? Is that just IMC or all IM races?

ETA: things have kind of gone downhill across the board since Graham Fraser sold all the IMNA races to WTC. I thought IMC was not included in that sale. Who runs it now?


still Graham.
by seuss
Tue Aug 30, 2011 6:35 pm
Forum: The Dark Side
Topic: IMC 2011 Bib Numbers
Replies: 185
Views: 12770

Re: IMC 2011 Bib Numbers

La wrote:They switched from Gatorade to Powerade? Why is that? Is that just IMC or all IM races?


sponsorship stuff i think. i think it was Powerade - may have it wrong. definitely not Gatorade.
by seuss
Tue Aug 30, 2011 5:54 pm
Forum: The Dark Side
Topic: IMC 2011 Bib Numbers
Replies: 185
Views: 12770

Re: IMC 2011 Bib Numbers

Thanks for the update, seuss. Did he get his medal, hat and shirt? When my friend crossed at 17:15 back in 2006 they gave her the finishing gear. Running out of water at aid stations?? At Ironman? That's pretty bad. :( not at the time. could be because he stumbled right at the finish and was scoope...
by seuss
Mon Aug 29, 2011 2:16 pm
Forum: The Dark Side
Topic: IMC 2011 Bib Numbers
Replies: 185
Views: 12770

Re: IMC 2011 Bib Numbers

mr seuss is showing as a DNF, but he might have crossed after midnight and still "finished." Any word? yep - finished at 17:22. tough day at the office. no water at any of the last 4 water stations before Yellow Lake messed with his race plan. had to spend a lot of time at special needs a...
by seuss
Sat Aug 13, 2011 7:23 pm
Forum: The Dark Side
Topic: IMC 2011 Bib Numbers
Replies: 185
Views: 12770

Re: IMC 2011 Bib Numbers

They're posted!

CinC - 2597
mr seuss [Cat Herder] - 2096
by seuss
Fri Aug 05, 2011 9:04 pm
Forum: Nutrition and Weight Management
Topic: Cottage eats
Replies: 49
Views: 6109

Re: Cottage eats

Tisha wrote:
CinC wrote:If you're my mom, you'll bring a turkey. No. I'm not joking. And you know that.


Do we have the same mom? Really sounds familiar. We had a turkey in the 5th wheel one year we were holidaying in The States. :roll:


you say that like it's a bad thing! :D
by seuss
Thu Aug 04, 2011 6:33 pm
Forum: Nutrition and Weight Management
Topic: Cottage eats
Replies: 49
Views: 6109

Re: Cottage eats

Garden Fresh Salsa Go to the garden and pick a sweet pepper, a hot pepper, 2 tomatoes, an onion, a garlic and some parsley and cilantro. Chop them all very finely and mix together with about 2-3 tablespoons balsalmic vinegar. Then go for a long run and eat the whole bowl when you get home. Really, ...
by seuss
Wed Aug 03, 2011 7:24 pm
Forum: Nutrition and Weight Management
Topic: Cottage eats
Replies: 49
Views: 6109

Re: Cottage eats

back on topic now...

i always like to whiz up a couple of crisp toppings in the food processor and then throw it into ziplocks for quick fruit crisp using local fruit.

and a nice chowder with baking powder biscuits [bisquick for camping] - corn, clam/seafood, whatever...
by seuss
Wed Aug 03, 2011 7:22 pm
Forum: Nutrition and Weight Management
Topic: Cottage eats
Replies: 49
Views: 6109

Re: Cottage eats

eme wrote:
seuss wrote:more hijack - Colleen, why did i think you were vegan?


I am, but DH and the boy are not, FIL loves curry as well.

I can also modify to make veggie (I have two slow cookers).


this would be very yummy vegan - chick peas...
by seuss
Wed Aug 03, 2011 7:17 pm
Forum: Nutrition and Weight Management
Topic: Cottage eats
Replies: 49
Views: 6109

Re: Cottage eats

more hijack - Colleen, why did i think you were vegan?
by seuss
Wed Aug 03, 2011 7:16 pm
Forum: Nutrition and Weight Management
Topic: Cottage eats
Replies: 49
Views: 6109

Re: Cottage eats

slow cooker curried chicken with sweet potatoes Are you joking? Maybe not? Curry, as I mentioned is the one thing that is rejected in my house. oops! - i was serious. obviously you expect me to have the short term memory to recall something in your post that i read less than a minute ago! :lol: ah ...
by seuss
Wed Aug 03, 2011 7:04 pm
Forum: Nutrition and Weight Management
Topic: Cottage eats
Replies: 49
Views: 6109

Re: Cottage eats

slow cooker curried chicken with sweet potatoes Are you joking? Maybe not? Curry, as I mentioned is the one thing that is rejected in my house. oops! - i was serious. obviously you expect me to have the short term memory to recall something in your post that i read less than a minute ago! :lol: ah ...
by seuss
Wed Aug 03, 2011 2:36 pm
Forum: Nutrition and Weight Management
Topic: Cottage eats
Replies: 49
Views: 6109

Re: Cottage eats

slow cooker curried chicken with sweet potatoes
by seuss
Wed Jul 27, 2011 10:17 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: UBC Study - Participants needed
Replies: 8
Views: 985

Re: UBC Study - Participants needed

the clinic doing the study is the most highly respected sports injury and research clinic in Vancouver - Dr Taunton was the chief medical officer for the Olympics so i would expect very high quality research coming out of their lab.
by seuss
Wed Jul 27, 2011 9:43 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: RM 6th Birthday Games
Replies: 32
Views: 2165

Re: RM 6th Birthday Games

those were great reads Claudie - thanks for playing along.

i think the blood donor thread should get a mention here too - i miss that vampire so much!
by seuss
Wed Jul 27, 2011 2:24 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: RM 6th Birthday Games
Replies: 32
Views: 2165

Re: RM 6th Birthday Games

found the swans.
by seuss
Wed Jul 27, 2011 1:07 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: RM 6th Birthday Games
Replies: 32
Views: 2165

Re: RM 6th Birthday Games

not to mention Trix of boob fame commenting in the boom boom thread:

trixiee wrote:Great! I get to be topped by sh!t!! :shock: :roll: :P
by seuss
Wed Jul 27, 2011 1:03 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: RM 6th Birthday Games
Replies: 32
Views: 2165

Re: RM 6th Birthday Games

famous last words from the boob thread that turd linked to above:

MrBond wrote:
Jo-Jo wrote:
I'm really beginning to wonder about those Western M&G's :roll: :wink:

Some day...I hope to travel west and start supervising the western part of the Nation :D


They aren't ready for you ... :D :D :D
by seuss
Wed Jul 27, 2011 12:59 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: RM 6th Birthday Games
Replies: 32
Views: 2165

Re: RM 6th Birthday Games

i always knew turd would be the perfect party guest! but you left out the swans! [which i searched for and failed].
by seuss
Wed Jul 27, 2011 12:26 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: 5 steps to create a new habit
Replies: 1
Views: 607

Re: 5 steps to create a new habit

reminds me of why i started running - being a mommy to a couple of kids. having no example of active parents as a child, i was bound that my kids would have a different experience.
by seuss
Wed Jul 27, 2011 12:20 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: RM 6th Birthday Games
Replies: 32
Views: 2165

Re: RM 6th Birthday Games

I can't think of any specific posts or comments right now (maybe I'll find something) but I will say that RM has helped me develop a few very close friendships, plus the huge extended community that I really enjoy. For that I am forever grateful. +1 what is this - "i am having so much fun just...

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