- There is a 7 hr time difference between Paris and Nashville
- The Vanderbilt pool underwent maintenance the week I was gone and I returned to 74 degree water - a very unpleasant early morning surprise.
- 2,100 meters doesn't sound like a lot, but descending 200's, on little sleep add up quick
As my wife pointed out, the fact that I stuck it out for the whole workout, actually enjoyed it, and was excited to be training under these conditions must mean that I really love swimming. It's true. I do.