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Lake Zurich Triathlon: Back to Racing!

I got married on June 10th! I set up my season to have a few races before the wedding because not only did I have my wedding but I also had back to back weddings leading up to mine so those weeks were dedicated to my friends’ weddings! 669 more words


Triathlon Checklist for Beginners

Whether you’re a newbie or an old pro, a triathlon checklist is a must have! This is a basic triathlon checklist for beginners, so feel free to recommend additional suggestions! 356 more words


Racing to the finish line

I am grateful to still be alive after 50+ years with Type 1 diabetes! My gratitude extends to the physicians and nurses who treated me along the way; my parents, siblings, and family members who cared for me and nurtured me during my childhood and even now; my spouse and children who have saved my life multiple times and love me unconditionally nonetheless; a loving and merciful God who gave me these special people in my life; and Dr. 502 more words

Winter Training Woes

Chicago winters are dark, dreary, cold, windy, LONG, icy, boring, and did I mention long?! The winters around here can do a few things to training. 321 more words


A New Year and New Opportunities

Well it is 2016! After a very successful 2015 I am very excited and eager to get 2016 under way! This year is going to be amazing. 332 more words


Hard Work is King

Before I get to my actual blog post I wanted to give a super short race report of the Chicago Marathon. Wanted around 2:40. Started off at about 2:45 pace. 418 more words


Quick -- I'm Geeking OUT

This morning I was riding the train; dressed my running clothes, reading Runner’s World, carrying my school supplies and a change of clothes in my big-triathlon bag from TYR, and balancing a cup of coffee in a tervis tumbler with a runner stuck inside of it. 182 more words

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