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  1. Emily @ The Swallow Flies
    May 22, 2013

    Ooooh! We’re going to see Gatsby this weekend, too, and I can’t wait. I’m an English teacher, so it’s quite shocking I have yet to see it! Eeeee!
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  2. Manisha @ Hokie, Esq.
    May 22, 2013

    That empty pool looks like heaven! I’m looking for a local pool to get back into swimming and all of your swim posts have been the inspiration! Great pic from the triathlon!

    Definitely go see Great Gatsby. I first read the book in 8th grade and am in the process of re-reading it for the first time in years and I took my mom to see the movie for Mother’s Day and we all loved it!!
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  3. Manisha @ Hokie, Esq.
    May 22, 2013

    That empty looks like heaven! I have been looking for a local pool so I can get back into swimming (taught lessons & lifeguarded all through middle & high school). All of your swim posts have been the perfect inspiration!

    Definitely go see Great Gatsby! I first read it in 8th grade and am in the process of re-reading it right now! I took my mom for mother’s day and we all loved it!
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  4. Sara@RunningInPinkProject
    May 22, 2013

    My husband and I saw it a couple weekends ago. We both really liked it.
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  5. Beth @ Mangoes and Miles
    May 22, 2013

    I love being in the pool when no one’s there. It’s just so peaceful.

    I’ve heard awesome things about the Great Gatsby! I read the book in high school and remember very little of it, so I want to re-read it before going to see it. But how can you go wrong with Leo? πŸ˜‰
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  6. Elisabeth
    May 22, 2013

    The Great Gatsby was my favorite book from high school, but I haven’t seen the movie yet. I’m thinking that needs to be rectified this weekend πŸ˜‰

  7. Becky
    May 22, 2013

    See the movie, see the movie, see the movie, see the movie! Don’t expect a book replica, it’s obviously a movie adaptation, but I honestly thought it was pretty darn accurate! The soundtrack is fantastic.

  8. Jan @ Sprouts n Squats
    May 23, 2013

    Looks like you are definitely fit enough for your training if that is how you were feeling once you’d done an hours swim πŸ™‚

    I’ve not seen The Great Gatsby but I definitely want to.
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  9. mindy @ just a one girl revolution.
    May 23, 2013

    I saw Gatsby over the weekend and LOVED it. Definitely worth seeing!
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  10. Jelena@FabLifePhD
    May 23, 2013

    Aw, we also did Great Gatsby date night last week. I am not sure if I really liked it, all together with the modern music and elements, it just did not look real. 3D made it look more like a cartoon than like a movie. Leonardo was looking strange when playing insecure persons, but Carey Mulligan did a great job!

  11. Chelsea @ Designs on Dinner
    May 23, 2013

    I contemplated rereading the book and then going to see the movie, but I haven’t done either yet! Sounds like a good date night to me. I read that watching movies together brings you closer to the other person, because you have the same physical reactions, so it’s a perfect ‘date night’ situation.
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  12. Molly @ There Goes Molly Rose
    May 23, 2013

    I would love to be able to swim like that! If I could only figure out my breathing while doing laps, I’d love to be able to swim and swim and swim! So good for the body πŸ™‚
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  13. Meghan @ After the Ivy League
    May 23, 2013

    Definitely check out Gatsby! It was a fun date night movie, I saw it with the boyfriend last week. He admittedly wasn’t a huge fan of the love story/plot line developments but he enjoyed it a little bit anyway!
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  14. Meghan
    May 23, 2013

    I went to your group’s swim last Wednesday and enjoyed it! I’m going to try to come more often now that school is out. It’s a good group! And I saw Great Gatsby this past weekend and liked it. It wasn’t the best movie I’ve ever seen but it was enjoyable. I liked the music a lot, though some people are complaining that the modern music with the 1920’s plot doesn’t make sense.

  15. Karen @ Runner Girl Eats
    May 23, 2013

    I want to see Gatsby too! I love the book and Leo so I need to see it asap. I think that photo is one of the coolest race pics I’ve ever seen! So cool.
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  16. Jessica
    May 23, 2013

    Love the pic. And definitely watch Great Gatsby, Andy and I loved it!
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  17. Hayley @ Running on Pumpkin
    May 23, 2013

    This makes me want to start swimming again! I swam growing up and I used to love the feeling of being in the water to start my day. Definitely see Great Gatsby – it was a great movie!

  18. Steph
    May 23, 2013

    Love love love that race pic!!! So cool!
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  19. Rebecca @ Blueberry Smiles
    May 23, 2013

    Swimming is my favorite way to zone out too. I always go when I’m super stressed out (hence why I’m going every week this week leading up to my wedding!) and fell so much better after!

  20. Jordan
    May 23, 2013

    Saw The Great Gatsby last week. I was so excited to see it, but it kind of let me down! Have you seen the original? It’s on Netflix and is AWESOME compared to the new one. I’d recommend watching both! πŸ™‚

  21. Emily
    May 23, 2013

    Glad you are finding a nice way to recharge! Yoga is my favorite way to unwind after a stressful week on Saturday mornings.

    That race photo is great!!!

    Can’t wait to hear your thoughts on the movie. I’ve been wanting to go, but have to re-read the book first. Enjoy date night πŸ™‚
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  22. Sara
    May 23, 2013

    I love love love swimming as well. I am jealous you get to do it more than me! The gym I belong too they have Aqua classes like 90% of the time I can use the pool! BUT Saturdays I have designated as my swim day! I need to follow some of your swim workouts!

    Sara πŸ™‚
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    • Sara
      May 23, 2013

      Oh and Date night? This is not really a “go out” date but my boyfriend and I last weekend sat outside and played cards… it was a really good time. Expect he is super good at the card game golf!
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  23. Courtney
    May 23, 2013

    I’ve heard great things about the Great Gatsby. I watched an interview on Colbert with the director, and he has received praise from Fitzgerald’s granddaughter, who said that Fitzgerald would’ve approved of the production. A high compliment for him, I think!
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  24. Joelle (on a pink typewriter)
    May 23, 2013

    If you want a movie date, go see 42– it was soooooooo good! You don’t even have to like baseball!
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  25. Stacey @ Pugmamastace
    May 24, 2013

    Wow! 2500 yards is a lot! I just started swimming because I am injured, and it’s the only thing I can do right now for exercise. I did 700 yards today, and was so proud of myself! I can’t wait to see your training progress and see you kick butt at Ironman!

  26. Natalie @ Free Range Human
    May 24, 2013

    I loved Gatsby. I thought they did a really good job with the movie. Lots of fun!

  27. Caitlin
    May 24, 2013

    i agree – the pool is a great place to zone out.
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  28. The Many Thoughts of a Reader
    May 24, 2013

    I really liked Gatsby.
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  29. beka @ rebecca roams
    May 25, 2013

    We saw Star Trek in 3d and it wasn’t too bad. I definitely want to see Gatsby. LOVE that pic!
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