Monthly Archives: September 2013

{Two Things Tuesday} I’m not ready

It’s two things Tuesday and I’m just not ready… 1) I found out after I signed up for Ironman Lake Tahoe that I might have bitten off more than I could chew. But I trained anyway. With almost 8k feet … Continue reading

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{Tri}ing to Find Family

The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof. ~ RICHARD BACH As race day gets closer … Continue reading

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{12} Days

What do you do when there are twelve days left. I swam.  2100 yards….. feels like nothing.  But I guess that’s how it’s supposed to feel. I bought soccer clothes, shin guards and cleats for Little Boy Blue. Am I … Continue reading

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{13} Days

Thirteen short days until I attempt to finish a beast of a race in seventeen hours or less. Thirteen more sleeps to be haunted by the what ifs. It’s frightening if you think about it too much. So rather than … Continue reading

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The End of the Last {Big Push}

Last weekend was the completion of my last long ride and the last big push towards Ironman.  I think in total we covered somewhere around 108 miles.  It was supposed to be 112, but we took a wrong turn made … Continue reading

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{Almost Wordless Wednesday} Little Boy Blue Goes to School

Big day here… Followed by And… An ice cream cone at the farm. Ready to do it all again tomorrow.

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