I’m not sure what I was expecting, but it’s exactly what it sounds like. You pump your waste right into the sewer through a semi-clear tube. I’m pretty sure the only reason I was asked to be part of this trip was to handle this job and this job only. It seems like just yesterday I was flying to some cool spot for work, and now I’m pumping raw sewage into the ground. But, I can tell you without hesitation, I wouldn't want to be anywhere else than where I am right now.
In order to train yesterday, I had to get a little creative. I was able to wake up around 5:30 am and go for a 5 mile run in the mountains of Sedona. It was really beautiful. Once the game was over, I went for a 20 mile bike ride around Scottsdale. Although the heat was around 100 degrees, it didn’t feel that hot. Tomorrow should be interesting as I have to swim and run. I haven’t figured out where I’m going to swim yet; maybe Britney Spears’ backyard? She probably won’t even notice I’m there!
My Mom and I have started switching off driving every once in awhile, which has made the driving much more pleasant. I’m able to update the blog, stretch, eat, etc. every couple of hours instead of every 6 hours before. Plus, she’s doing a great job. I’ve always thought she drove a truck before I was born, and this trip has only reaffirmed my thinking.
Also, my Mom's sister Bevie met up with us for dinner in Scottsdale! It's been a few years since we have seen her, and it was great to catch up. Aunt Bevie was was the first of many planned meet-ups all across the country for us!