ironman, Running, Triathlon, Uncategorized

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

Bicycling, ironman, Outdoors, Running, Triathlon, Uncategorized

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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Life begins after Ironman

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

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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

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Control and Balance

Saturday we rode 48 miles, out by Wild horse pass and all the way around south mountain. We saw miniature horses and horse mounted Cowboys.     On this particular ride I learned a piece of myself that I never really realized. I like to be in control or have the perception of control.  On my… Continue reading Control and Balance