🙈 ...or was it?
Wtemp 13C (55,4F)
Oh no! I forgot my goggles 🙈 Whoops... But I couldn’t let this stop me, no way 😄
I know this spot so well, I thought I’d just give it a go - see how it goes.
(Please note: for safety I would never have done this in any unfamiliar water!)
So I did frontcrawl without the goggles, and it was not at all bad - against my expectation that I would need to accept failure and give up. Sighting was pretty doable, I didn’t even get that much water in my eyes!
With my eyes closed most of the time, when having the sun to my breathing side (always rightside, left feels uncomfortable), it was a nice coming and going of pitch black underwater and bright light behind my eyelids above water, when breathing. I noticed that this lightshow was actually helping me get my bearings and with navigation ✨
On the way back (sun now to my left side, and the shore to my right), I couldn’t keep a straight line as easily. So it went a bit less fluid, with a lot more sighting 👀
Thrilled that I did not let this #swimfail
stop me, I look back on a nice swim, and an interesting new experience.
So perhaps no #swimfail
after all! 😆
Still, next time I do hope I won’t forget them...