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525,600 minutes

525,600 Minutes - How do you measure a year in the life?

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Reflection

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

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Ironman Race Report

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

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10 days till #Ironmaria

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

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Quitting

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

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IM 70.3 Boulder Race Report

Have you ever finished something you only ever dreamed of. Set goals and actually reached them? Other than being a student I don't think I can confidently say that I did. This was one of those goals that I've worked hard for over the past 6 months. I finished a half Ironman and it was… Continue reading IM 70.3 Boulder Race Report