Monthly Archives: July 2013

{Two Things Tuesday} Whoops

Ok.  I will start with my ooops.  It’s been a week since I posted and I fell off the map a little bit.  I was out-of-town for Ironman Lake Placid for much of the end of last week through yesterday.  … Continue reading

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{Two Things Tuesday} IMLP Week

It’s my favorite week of the year.  It’s Ironman Lake Placid Week.  The race is so close to us…. well 2.5 hours…. and I love the course and I love Lake Placid.  Well, you see where I’m going here.  So … Continue reading

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{Tri-ing} With Kids

It’s Monday morning and once again I’m heading into a huge week.  This week is genuinely huge though.  All in all, when completed I’m looking at around 18 hours of training.  That’s almost half of a work week, but who … Continue reading

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People often talk about the journey that it takes in order to train for an complete and Ironman. It’s all of the hours spent training in whatever conditions nature gives you. All of the miles covered. All of the bumps … Continue reading

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Remembering How To Deal With A {Bad} Day

How fitting … just days after reading Jeff’s inspirational story about crossing the finish of his first Ironman last year that yesterday I had a horrific bad training day and if I had a towel to throw in last night, … Continue reading

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When You’re Ready to Quit …. Don’t! – A {Journey}

Today, I want to try something new.  I want to share someone else’s story.  This isn’t something that I’ve done before so here goes. This is Jeff’s story which he shared pretty publicly last year after completing his first Ironman. … Continue reading

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Passing the {Time} With Horses

I spent the last couple of days on vacation.  To make matters more interesting I spent the last few days sans phone as it encountered some saltwater and was submersed in a bag of rice while I awaiting it’s reawakening. … Continue reading

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