Monday, February 12, 2007

Is the Old Wives' Tale true? No, probably not.

A few hours after the rain crit on Saturday, I started coming down with a cold. Now that it's warm and sunny outside, I'm all cooped up trying to get well and not infect my comrades at work.

So, I called my mom yesterday to report that I had survived the race and that Jen and Anna had gotten first place. I also mentioned that I was sick. Well, I got a scolding and was told to remember that the next time I think about racing in the rain. I tried to explain that colds are caused by germs and not wetness and that I was likely sick long before the race....but sometimes those cultural misconceptions are hard to overcome. Oh well. She was happy that we were safe and that we won.

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