And it’s Sunday Prep!

Beautiful 10 mile run this morning! Had company for the first three miles, which was perfect, because one, it got me down there early and two, only left two miles before the turn around. And here is next week’s schedule: The girlies start school Tuesday. How did my two little babies become 4th and 5th graders? I am so lucky to have such wonderful girls. Continue reading And it’s Sunday Prep!

I may be down, but I’m not out.

To say Ironman training isn’t hard on a marriage is an understatement. Dumping 20 hours a week into a completely selfish and incredibly self-involved goal is hard on even the most solid marriages. On multiple occasions I swore up and down that after CDA, I would never do another full IM. Ever. That is until IM CDA wasn’t everything I had hoped for. In the … Continue reading I may be down, but I’m not out.

Today I am not an Ironman, but I’m not giving up

Well to say that this weekend was an emotional journey doesn’t even begin to touch my feelings on things. Not reaching my Ironman dreams was soul-crushing to say the least. My morning started off kind of hectic, losing my phone in the dark at the drop bags. Thankfully a volunteer found it and returned it to Twila who had been texting me. My swim was … Continue reading Today I am not an Ironman, but I’m not giving up

Tidbit Tuesday – Ironman Packing List

Well, here it is. My Ironman packing list! USAT membership ID Bike Wetsuit OGIO Bag Inhaler 4 pairs of socks Biofreeze Post Race Bag (Slippers, Phone, Compression Socks, naproxen, lacrosse ball, comfy clothes) Foam Roller and ball Bike pump Watch & plug in Transition mat Nuun hat Light clip Bike bags Pearl Izumi Bike Shoes Wattie Ink Tri shorts Zoot sports bra Pearl Izumi pink jersey Pearl … Continue reading Tidbit Tuesday – Ironman Packing List