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Chasing the unknown

It’s been awhile since I last saw down to write a story. In fact, I’ve been relatively quiet. Months have passed since Ironman and although I had the intentions of sharing my journey in writing, that day has more or less become a distant memory. 645 more words

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"Taking Stock" October 2016

When I get caught up in the business of life I tend to gravitate toward this practice I call “taking stock.” I get the urge every so often to bust out my journal, create headings which reflect the important “domains” in my life and get to work checking in with myself. 1,506 more words

Life With No Limits

Packing it up but not packing it in

Yesterday the moving truck arrived at my home to haul the large furniture items from my house of 20 years to our new place. We’ve already moved two households of boxed goods. 1,375 more words

Am I In Over My Head?

I have spent the last 26 years getting strong, and now at 42 for the first time ever I’m obsessed with an endurance sport.  I know some people think fitness is fitness but that’s like saying a defensive lineman can play hockey because if you’re an athlete, you can play all sports!   745 more words


Monday Night Line-Up

It’s Monday and I’ve painstakingly, yet enjoyingly, taken the time to write down and plan out every fitness activity I need to accomplish.  Key word need. 194 more words


New Challenge Needed!

On the weekend around July 4th I was sitting at my son’s baseball tournament in Des Moines, Ia keeping the book.  As his Cyclones 12U Red were playing in the Global World Series of youth baseball I saw these crazy people in tight clothing hop on bikes and take off like they were fleeing a crime scene.   513 more words


Ironman Maryland Race Report

Ironman Maryland was the best test of character I have had yet by triathlon. With stormy weather, the swim was cancelled (had originally planned to get significant lead there). 593 more words