Weekend Rewind: Summer Edition

suitcases

I made Saturday a rest day to accommodate Thing 1’s graduation/birthday party. It was a ton of work but a ton of fun too. Oh and drama. Gotta love some family drama. Not. But it is what it is. At least the weather cooperated. Sunday I got out at the crack of dawn when it [Read More]

Runfession Friday Linkup

EDS wetsuit on

It’s Runfession Friday! The day we spill our fitness transgressions and start fresh and new for another month. Share yours today and the last Friday of every month by linking your postup below. I promise you’ll feel better. Let’s go! Wetsuit struggles. At my triathlon, they pushed back the race start twice due to lightning. [Read More]

Who’s Old?

Oxygen cover

I was catching up on my Oxygen Magazine the other day at the pool as I lounged, er I mean waited impatiently for a swim lane to open up. This pretty lady caught my eye. Ava’s a figure competitor at the ripe old age of…wait for it…gasp! 43! As someone who has 43 in her [Read More]

It’s a Sickness

heinous race

How I know there’s another triathlon in my future: I crossed the finish line and as soon as I flopped into the Caveman’s arms my first words were “I’m not doing that again.” Those were my exact words when I finished my first marathon in 2007. The miserably hot, humid and cancelled one they officially [Read More]

Five Fitness Favorites

Spandits collage

It’s time for another edition of “Stuff I Love”! This time I’m talking about things I’m loving on the workout front: Enduro Packs: For 30 days during peak tri training, I used Enduropacks¬†Daily Micronutrients. It consists of a daily Liquid Multi-Vitamin, which is rather tasty if I do say so myself, L-Glutamine Recovery Complex, a [Read More]

Things To Do After a Goal Race & Giveaway

EDS Race finish

After months of training and hard work, you’ve crossed the finish line. Congratulations. But now what? Let’s talk about things to do post-race: Recover: You’ve got about a 30 minute window to take in some protein and carbs to start the muscle repair process. Hydrate too with an electrolyte drink. With the thrill/exhaustion of the [Read More]

Race Report: Espirit de She Triathlon

Espirit de She Tri Race Report

My goal for the first half of this year was to learn to swim well enough to complete a triathlon. If you know me, that’s a BHAG (big hairy audacious goal) as water and I don’t usually mix. I’ve yapped on and on about my struggles with swimming, Masters Swim, open water swim, you name [Read More]

Meatless Monday Matcha

KMO Matcha

In case you missed it over the weekend, I AM A TRIATHLETE! It was a wild day with some horrendous weather but that’s nothing new to me, right? I can’t wait to tell you all about it but while I’m putting the race report together, I’m also sipping this for recovery: I’ve wanted to try [Read More]

Race Week To-Do List

Race Week To-Do List

I love when I get questions from new runners and lately I’ve gotten a lot. I’m going to chip away at them here so everyone can benefit. If you have a question or topic you’d like me to cover, hit me up. Today the focus is on race week. You may know it’s race week [Read More]