I listened to a video this morning, on a friend’s Facebook and it discussed how lobsters grow. The gist of the video discussed that it’s when the lobster becomes uncomfortable in it’s current shell, that it makes the decision to cast of the old shell and grow a new one. Therefore, its the hard times that make you grow the most. This morning, it was … Continue reading Tough Days are the Days You Grow
Eating healthy can be such a challenge when you like to eat food that tastes good, you want to please your family, and you want your children to like what they are eating. This recipe has been a big thumbs up for all of those things! Ingredients 16oz of boneless, skinless chicken (I prefer tenderloins) 1 T extra virgin olive oil 2 T minced garlic … Continue reading Sriracha Chicken
Saturday was an early morning 12 miles with The Racing Mermaid. Then followed by 2 miles with the Bloomies-in-Training run group that I’m helping coach with Chris Raykovich over at Truth Endurance. Followed by a nice hot bath, the on to the girlies softball tryouts, with my sissy, her boyfriend, my neice and my stepdad, which was fun. After tryouts, everyone came to the house … Continue reading Super Packed Weekend
Being a mom and a wife and a social worker and training for this IM is a fine art of juggling. Getting my swim in before the girls get up to catch the bus is first. My alarm is set the night before and my clothes and bag ready to go, getting around in the dark is just easier that way. 4:20 comes early… Kissing … Continue reading Juggling It All
Today I registered for the CDA 70.3. By the end of next week, I will be registered for the CDA 140.6 as well. These two races are my “A races” for 2016. To say I’m nervous is an understatement. I’m scared shitless. This goal is huge. It’s crazier than any goal I have ever set for myself before. I need to take another look at my … Continue reading It’s Happening!!!
The time change has been zero fun, but The Racing Mermaid and I are still getting the work done. Today was an early morning swim, with leaky goggles, their replacements will be here tomorrow, exactly the same pair. And this evening an hour on the bike trainer catching up on shows with my hubby. I’m really feeling these right now: Make it noteworthy friends. Continue reading Training & Tidbits
This is an example of my meal planning for the day, this is what I ate today! And this is likely exactly what I will eat all week with the change of dinner each night as planned in my dinner meal plan and an additional Date Energy Ball if I have a second training session in the afternoon. Continue reading What’s On My Plate?
Sunday’s are “prep” day to ensure the week goes as smoothly as possible. Grocery shopping is complete, buying only what we need off the list taken directly from the meal plan for the week. This makes eating healthy meals easy and done without too much thought. Even the girls get into it. 🙂 This week’s training plan: Happy training everyone! Continue reading Super Duper Sunday Prep!