Dec 9, 2004

Back in the Saddle

Well, it's time to get serious again. My triathlon race goals for next year are the Mooseman 1/4 iron in June, the Lobsterman Olympic distance in Aug/Sept and a whole bunch of sprints in between.

With those goals in mind, I started my offseason training plan. I'm going to be weight training M-W-F, and trying to fit in 1 bike, 1 swim and 2 running sessions around that. In February, I will have to ramp up the swimming, biking and running, but we'll deal with that when it gets here.

Yesterday was my first day of weight training in 6 months... and yes, I'm sore. I feel better than I thought though, it's nice to be in a little better shape than expected. I'm feeling a bit ambitious, and may try to enter my workouts here... we'll see.


Dec 1, 2004

Spin Cycle

It happens to all of us. Intellectually we know that the mad rush to release code that's late will put us in the spin cycle of fix/release/new bug/fix/release/new bug!

Yes, another project is a bit late and I have a lot of work to do. So we rush in fixes and cause more problems. We will learn from this mistake... I doubt it.

On another note, I'm reading Joel Spolsky's latest work "Joel on Software and lots of other things" (slightly paraphrased there ;) ) It's very good, and I highly recommend it. He has a lot of good ideas which would undoubtedly fix some of the problems I've described above. I have made one vow though, if I fix anything in the next few months, it will be setting up daily builds to ensure bug counts and integration issues remain at the minimum.


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