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Taper time!

The journey to a half-Ironman started exactly one year ago today, 27 January 2014. 365 days later I now stand five days out from the start line. 268 more words


Ironman Training Summary Week 12

My last hard week before an easier week. I felt pretty good going into this week minus some stomach issues I had later in the week. 945 more words

Ironman Training

The Sunday Review: #Training Week 13 #Triathlon

I have somehow sweated myself through another week of training. This week has felt strange. I have really struggled to get up in the morning and have been ready to hit the hay by 21:00 every night. 567 more words


Oceanside weeks 6 & 7

The last two weeks have been rough, a pretty serious ankle sprain and now I have a head cold. I swear I just can’t catch a break! 287 more words


This is uncomfortable.

I’m in a pretty body-image fighting mood today, and I’m compelled to write about it. Which is strange, because writing about things such as “weight” and “body image” bring up an entangled ball of raw emotions that I generally like to keep scribbled away in little black Moleskine, tucked between entries entitled “Baking Boners- Put It Away!” and “Horrible Poetry about Rocks and Trees”. 938 more words

Marathon training as a triathlete

I began my marathon training journey with a blog post about why I chose to do a marathon as a triathlete. Shortly after deciding to do one, I came across many, many articles in triathlon magazines asking the same question – “should I do a marathon as a triathlete?” The vast majority concluded that no, you shouldn’t. 611 more words


Liquid Gym

I felt like Pamela Anderson, floating along the beach in slow motion…well, minus her famous upper body bounce. I had just stepped on an underwater treadmill at… 616 more words