Family · Health and Fitness

Birthday Fitness Trifecta

So I had a crazy idea...and recorded it this morning, you know, for accountability. There was no way I could put this out there and then not do it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aHmAxi7mTec After my 37 laps, I relaxed and refueled back at the hotel room. Because it was still much to warm outside, I decided to wait just… Continue reading Birthday Fitness Trifecta

Health and Fitness

I Tri’d

Whew. I did the dang thing! Here's the milage breakdown: 7 mile warm up from T2/Finish line to Goss Lake/Start line 800 yd swim in Goss Lake (warmer than I thought, thank goodness!) 19.5 mile bike ride 3.8 mile run When I signed up for this race, I misread the distances and thought it was a… Continue reading I Tri’d

Health and Fitness · Writing

Athlete

It's funny what wakes her up. A hint of warm weather, seeing other runners, looking at events online to plan out the race calendar all start to stoke those sleepy embers. Today it happened to be a bottle cage for her bike. My inner athlete has been simmering and quiet for a while. Having to… Continue reading Athlete

Faith and Personal Growth · Health and Fitness

Outlook

I went out and got myself a new outlook. I felt awful about my first biathlon and I REFUSE to feel that way again this Sunday. A common thread in my life (that my mother will attest to) is that I like to "know it before I know it". In other words - I expect… Continue reading Outlook

Faith and Personal Growth · Health and Fitness

Frustrated and Quitting

So lately I've been in a funk. I'm so thrilled with the progress I've made and the wonderful experiences with fitness I've had over the last 6 months. As I approach my goal weight and learn to live in a space of maintenance, I find myself frustrated. Mentally, I've been frustrated with a couple of… Continue reading Frustrated and Quitting

Health and Fitness

Get Over It

So I was all excited to do my first biathlon this morning. I really wasn't thrilled about the swimming part, but I've done all kinds of things I thought were impossible and this would be no different. Until I finished dead last. I hate being last. I hate not being good at something. Forget that… Continue reading Get Over It