I'm signed up for my second Ironman in Santa Rosa... I didn't think I'd want to do more, but it's a lifestyle and a physical and mental challenge that I enjoy. Here is my current race schedule for the year! Phoenix Marathon - this is my second standalone marathon. First marathon post Ironman. I am… Continue reading And just like that…
525,600 Minutes - How do you measure a year in the life?
It's a quiet morning. Brisk enough to wear a couple layers soon to be shed. There is enough moonlight and streetlight that I don't need my headlight, but have it anyways. I'm apprehensive to start this run. It is my first one post Ironman...on my own. I start my watch as my foot hits the… Continue reading Reflection
Ironman Race Report I started my morning before my alarm even went off. I hopped out of bed to put in my contacts, left then right. Out of my right eye I couldn't see clearly. It's happened to me before so I knew not to freak out. I had two contacts... it was going to be… Continue reading Ironman Race Report
Current #mugmood (Sweet awesome mug from Jade and Dave, to be used post ironman!) It's starting to settle in. Just under a year ago I made the decision to train for an ironman. I'm 10 days from a very long day. Here's a few things I learned along the way: 1) If you make others… Continue reading 10 days till #Ironmaria
Only 23 days till Ironman Arizona. I'm struggling to be eloquent today, so bear with me. I'm using a phrase I'm not comfortable using, but it's pretty popular these days and really defines my past two workouts. They have been "on point." As silly as I feel using this descriptor it's true. My swim yesterday… Continue reading On point
Today I had a moment of quitting. I started my run at 5 am, alone. I wasn't happy with my pace. I was tired and my muscles were sore. I thought to myself, "I would be so much happier if I was sleeping in or hiking instead." I did a 3 mile loop around Tempe… Continue reading Quitting