The night before a race feels like Christmas Eve… The preparation (clothes, gear and bags are all laid out), the butterflies…. Mine go into full force.. Wanting Eric to exceed his goal times, hoping all goes well with the transitions, and that he is safe out on the course… The excitement for the “AFTER”.. When he has rocked the race, happy with his numbers… His anxiety has been silenced and he is back with us safe and sound and that the kids and I survived.. Saw him at every step possible… And another event has been completed… Taking us one step closer to the road to Ironman…. Post race re-cap to follow… For now.. I’ll tempt sleep to come and the alarm to sound in a few hours!