I don't know how to say this nicely and subtlety is not my specialty... The thing is, we're over. It's not you, it's me. Seriously. I am just not feeling it. I probably shouldn't have committed to you in the first place, but it seemed like the thing to do at the time. I was … Continue reading Dear Ironman C’oeur D’Alene,
My goals were to have fun and finish. I had started the season feeling hopeful and strong, confident a huge chunk was to be shaved from my previous ironman time but as spring turned into summer, my confidence dwindled. Was my training suffering due to a poor attitude? Was my attitude a natural result of … Continue reading Race Report: Ironman Wisconsin
Don't forget to go to Ironmanlive.com on Sunday September 7th and see how I'm doing during Ironman Wisconsin.I was nervous because my legs felt super tired and leaden for about a week straight but yesterday they came around. I am finally feeling like it might not be a disaster after all. I am.. dare I … Continue reading Stalk, I mean, Track Me!!!
My goals for this race were simply to do it and have fun. And by "do it" I mean go as fast as possible, but without any expectation of how long that would take. I just haven't done anything spectacular this season so I didn't see why today would be different and was in no … Continue reading Race Report: Boulder Peak Triathlon
Pre-race:I felt confident I was going to have a big PR. I got up at 3:10. I ate my normal pre-race breakfast of a protein soy banana smoothie, white toast with butter and jam, and coffee. My mom had strategically placed a sunflower and a “Good Luck” note next to the blender. I sipped on … Continue reading Race Report: RI 70.3