My Current #mugmood is excitement for the Banff Film Festival, hence the Banff mug! I was introduced to this awesome event two years ago in Tucson. I'm happy to report it's now in my city! It's a menagerie of outdoor inspired films, that get individuals motivated to get outdoors and reach for their dreams. I… Continue reading Current Mugmood
Race report now up!
525,600 Minutes - How do you measure a year in the life?
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
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
I'm living life day by day training for a finish line. But what begins after that finish? Where does my life take me? How does life begin? This weekend I was reminded of a girl I used to be (and hope that I still am). I was reminded of the joy I get from being… Continue reading Life begins after Ironman
Dear Mom and Dad, Thank you for letting me "quit". I know that sounds terrible and quite the opposite of most letters you read to parents. Here's the thing... If I hadn't quit I never would have found what I'm most passionate about. If you hadn't let me try it and either fail or leave… Continue reading Dear Mom and Dad,