Coeur d’Alene ID http://roadskater.net/taxonomy/term/1829/all en Ironman, the Melodrama: A Diabetic Brother, Oprah Winfrey, a Herniated Disc & an Ironman Challenge http://roadskater.net/ironman-melodrama-diabetic-brother-oprah-winfrey-herniated-disc-ironman-challenge A few distant friends asked why I quit inline racing. To make a short story long, below is the answer. <p align="center"><strong>Ironman the Journey</strong></p><p>I looked at the freshly opened gel pack: is it gonna make me puke or save me from meltdown? My lower back ached at mile 7. 19.2 miles go to. This Ironman thing was hard.</p><p>&quot;Midlife Crisis. I can&#39;t afford a Porsche.&quot; </p><p>&quot;Lost a bet.&quot;</p><p>&quot;Can&#39;t find Tour de France on active.com.&quot;</p><p><a href="http://roadskater.net/ironman-melodrama-diabetic-brother-oprah-winfrey-herniated-disc-ironman-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://roadskater.net/ironman-melodrama-diabetic-brother-oprah-winfrey-herniated-disc-ironman-challenge#comments Roadskater.net 2000 2003 2004 2006 2007 Hoyt insomnia Athens to Atlanta (a2a) back pain brothers Coeur d’Alene ID Dallas TX diabetes herniated disc Idaho (ID) inline skates Ironman Ironman Coeur d'Alene (IMCDA) Kona HI Las Colinas TX nephropathy Sarah Reinertsen skater speedskates (speed skates) Taipei Taiwan, Province of China (TWN) Texas (TX) triathletes triathlon yoga Kona nerve stem cells swim http://roadskater.net/crss/node/579 Fri, 07 Sep 2007 03:20:45 +0000 johnnyChen 579 at http://roadskater.net