What a terrific birthday!!! I have the best friends, the most amazing hubby, the sweetest kids and the most wonderful family. I am beyond blessed. Wattie Ink gear from my hubby!!!! I love this stuff! He was so sneaky, I had no idea! I cannot wait to train in the new kit!! All this awesome stuff from the mermaid! The macadamia nuts are my absolute … Continue reading It’s Been A Great Birthday!!
You might have a really cool bestie, by my bestie is better. A little background… So my birthday is Sunday, my bestie and I work together again (woo hoo!!!!), she’s training for her first marathon in December, and she’s pretty much amazing!!! I came into work to find my entire office decorated with gifts everywhere! And not just any ol’ gift, like gifts for me. To … Continue reading You might have a really cool bestie, but my bestie is better.
So I had someone ask me today, what my typical day looks like. Which I thought would be fun to share with you all, so here is a typical Monday. So, before I start, you should know that I am a very routine person, VERY ROUTINE. I have a work calendar, a family calendar and both are plugged into my phone and my iPad. So … Continue reading This is My Life – Take One
Sorry I’ve waited so long for this post but the race folks told me pictures would be up this week. So far, one extremely awful picture has surfaced from them. So I doctored it and you get a less awful version of the whole reason I waited. Anyways…….. Another Half Iron under my belt, shed 22 minutes off my PR, finishing in 7 hours and … Continue reading Black Diamond Triathlon 70.3
So my second goal for this Off Season is to hone in on my nutrition and shred off some unwanted fat. This is possible for me by: Meal planning and meal prep. Packing my meals to lunch each day. 2. Plan dinners out for the week and shop accordingly. 3. Track all intake into MyFitness Pal. 4. Drink water!!!!!!!!!! Eliminate soda. Continue reading Hone in on Nutrition
Yes, I swear I’ll post about the Black Diamond 70.3, but I’m waiting on the official race photos, so you’ll have to wait!!! Today, I finally had my appointment with the ENT. First off, I should have done this years ago. Second, this doctor was clearly very, very good. Three, he knew within 30 minutes what’s going on with my sinuses. Which is actually two … Continue reading Doctor’s Visits and Finally Answers
Just an easy, slow swim today at the pool. Taper week is here! Here’s a little Monday Motivation. Continue reading Monday Motivation
So this morning’s 10 mile run marks the last workout before beginning to taper for the 70.3 next Sunday. Taper week is a weird week, your body is craving more, your monitoring everything you eat, and attempting to stay as hydrated and healthy as possible. Thankfully, having just done a 70.3 in June, the stress is much less. I know I can do the distance, … Continue reading Taper Week Begins!
Well, on the home stretch before the next Half Iron Distance Triathlon, with just a week away. Been thinking a lot about what I am going to do from here. I struggle when I don’t have clear goals, and I really struggle when I don’t have a ticking clock pushing me hard. Since doing half marathons led to doing full marathons, and full marathons led … Continue reading The final stretch…