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Computrainer ride!

Happy 2014 everyone! I’m trying to make the best of my time pre-surgery, and exercise when I can.  My tri coach has a sweet deal worked out with Seattle Multisport that allows our team to go use their Computrainer facility … Continue reading

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I guess this is really happening….

Yesterday I quickly signed up for the Lake Stevens 70.3 Ironman in August of 2014. I was nervous thinking about it all day, and now I feel less nervous, and more a feeling of dread.  So. Much. Training.  So many … Continue reading

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End of tri season, and new things I can’t live without

My 2013 tri season ended last weekend.  I’d been very sick in the days leading up to the race, and I didn’t have the easiest race. Despite that, my times in all 3 legs were faster than last year, so … Continue reading

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Favorite time of year!

It’s my favorite time of year… RACE SEASON!  My first tri is in a couple weeks, a super sprint – 400 meters, 9.5 miles, 1.5 miles. I’m so happy about the short distance on the run. My foot has been … Continue reading

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If I don’t post for a long time, that’s actually a good thing.

About 7 weeks ago now, my awesome boyfriend said “let’s do this Haul Ash bike ride”. Well, I thought, sure, what is it, like 10 miles? NO. WRONG-O! 42 miles. I remember suffering through 14 last year during my tri. … Continue reading

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Finally decorated my apartment

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Must have resources for triathletes, runners, swimmers, and nutrition freaks

Hi all! I’ve just added a page  with all the books, food, movies, websites, shopping resources, and more that I’m always recommending to people.  Please visit and add to the list, I know there’s probably a great deal I’ve missed. Thanks!

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The best part about being a triathlete

The best part about being a triathlete is being able to laugh at yourself. How can you tell someone is a triathlete? They tell you. How many people reading this blog can tell me how much their water bottle weighs? Empty … Continue reading

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It was an ass cramp. Sigh.

Eight hours after my dramatic bike ride I had almost no pain or discomfort left.  I couldn’t believe it since after my ride I was nearly immobilized and brought to tears, and for almost 2 hours.  Right now I feel … Continue reading

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Weekend training recap, with a scary ending…

I woke up bright and early yesterday to go cheer on some of the people I train with as they completed their first triathlon yesterday.  The water was perfect in both temperature and choppiness. Here’s my friend Crystal, who was … Continue reading

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