Back in February, I found out that through a lottery, I’d won a spot in the 2017 Tri for a Cure! I was soooo excited, knowing from my 2016 experience what an amazing event it is. So for the last 10 weeks, I’ve been swimming, cycling, and running in preparation for the big day! As… Continue reading Tri for a Cure….Take 2!
Last year, I participated in my first triathlon. It had been YEARS (probably at least a decade!) since I had been on a bike…so that needed to change! Ruthie found a deal on a bike for me on Craigslist and I started training with Doug, as he’s been a cyclist for quite some time. I… Continue reading It’s Not Hard, It’s Just Up
Yesterday, my running buddy, Audrey, celebrated her third birthday…in heaven. I received many encouraging messages and comments from friends and family, which carried me through the day. I’ve had a couple of friends ask about her, about how we came to be connected and what #irunforaudrey means. I figured I should take the time to… Continue reading #irunforaudrey
Hello 2017!!! We know there’s nothing magical about January 1, but it is a good day to think about what we want to do over the next year. The time of reflection is done…now it’s time for action! I don’t make new year’s resolutions…I set goals! Badass goals! Why write goals at the beginning of… Continue reading Promises, promises…
It was one of my better runs…my legs felt strong, my breathing felt calm. The sun was going down and I could tell it was going to be a beautiful sunset (to post on Instagram!) There was a slight breeze, enough to cool the sweat that was forming on my forehead. Rush’s “Marathon” came on… Continue reading Unstoppable…
A few days ago, I read a Facebook post by a good friend and photographer, David DuChemin. David writes, “What if art has always been, in some deeply human way, cathartic for us? What if we used art as a way to respond to the heartache and the fear and the thoughts and emotions we… Continue reading Release
What. A. Day!!!! I’m tired, I’m sore, and my legs are wobbly. I can’t wait to go to sleep. But before I do, I have to get my thoughts out about today so I don’t forget a minute of this amazing day! My day started early with an alarm at 3:30. My stuff was all… Continue reading I’m a Triathlete!