That announcement was on the back of a swim, a ride and a little run that had all felt OK given the jet lag I was experiencing at the time.
Since then I've repeated those sessions and wondered if perhaps I wasn't just a teeny weeny bit premature in putting it out there, having found myself almost swimming on the spot, struggling against the wind on the bike and thinking a 3km run without stopping was a big deal!
So it was time for some serious self talk and then, as if they knew I was in need of support, Challenge posted this little gem on Facebook ....
Following the stern self talk and armed with those two motivating "out of the blue" signs, I have my bike light charging, the cycle gear out ready and will hit the road tomorrow.
A current sit rep post London holiday update for my bid to become Comeback Queen V2:
Longest Swim: 300m
Longest Ride: 23km
Longest Run: 4.5km
As always, a run for me is a run/walk combo.
During my self talk, I reminded me that the big bonus for V2 is that it's only just three months since I raced that distance so I'm not starting from complete rock bottom fitness wise, and have merely had a cessation of swimming and riding for a month.
I can do it, I told myself ... easy peasy!