Triathlon

How Does a Moment Last Forever

How Does a Moment Last Forever Music and lyrics by Alan Menken and Tim Rice How does a moment last forever How can a story never die It is love we must hold onto Never easy, but we try Sometimes our happiness is captured Somehow our time and place stand still Love lives on inside… Continue reading How Does a Moment Last Forever

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Triathlon

Quality characteristics

Here are some characteristics often used to describe an athlete: Drive. Discipline. Competitiveness. Self-confidence. Focus. Commitment. Raw talent. One characteristic I've found myself in need of as an athlete is vulnerability.   I started back in the pool this week working with my coach.  Swimming is a finely tuned sport that if you don't use… Continue reading Quality characteristics

Ambassador, Bicycling, ironman, Triathlon

Thoughts with 10 days left

Current #mugmood:  I'm 10 days from Ironman Santa Rosa. Ahhh I'm looking forward to race day and a weekend in wine country.  My thoughts are all over the place and the race day dreams and "nightmares" have begun.  Last night I dreamt that I was late to packet pick up as they were closing down.… Continue reading Thoughts with 10 days left

ironman, Triathlon

I falter

This morning I missed my swim. Actually, I've missed many of my swims.  My bike was cut short, due to weather.  Due to weather... due to weather or due to me?  I keep asking myself: are my shortcomings something outside of my control or am I controlling my shortcomings? I contemplated my shortcomings and then… Continue reading I falter