The ultimate open-water swim mantra:
Also, a call for advice: What’s a girl to DO the day before she swims across the Bay? I know I’m supposed to avoid frolicking in the sun, tiring myself out and eating a bunch of weird stuff. But without college football on television (my go-to race-day-eve activity before autumn distance runs), I’m not sure what I *should* do. Is a barbecue OK if I avoid unfamiliar foods and find a shady spot? Or should I hit up a triple-feature at the movies? Thoughts?