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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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The ups and downs

All I want for Christmas is to be skinny.  Oh god.  I hate people that blog obsessively about weight loss, and I promise not to become one.  But after doing everything right for so long, it’s annoying I’m still at … Continue reading

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Has it really been 2 months since I left Vegas?

Yes, it absolutely has.  Unfortunately I brought one nasty friend with me from Nevada… PLANTAR FASCIITIS.  Worst. Shit. Ever. I actually was considering getting one of those wheely things that you put your knee on to avoid putting weight on … Continue reading

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Alcatraz Recap

In case you’ve ever wondered about the waters of the San Francisco bay, they are fierce. I’ve swam a 2.4 and it was tough, but this was super tough. The distance is 1.5 miles, but you feel like you swam … Continue reading

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Greetings from San Francisco

A very long overdue hello from SF! Tomorrow I jump off a perfectly good boat into the salty, murky, choppy and shark infested waters of Alcatraz. As before every race, I’m worried I didn’t practice enough. But I am reassured … Continue reading

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What’s the next big adventure?

Many of you who follow this blog know I’ve been struggling a bit with injuries, illnesses, and fatigue.  My biomechanics guy said I needed to take some time off after Iron Girl, and I relayed St. George after IG anyway, … Continue reading

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Swimming struggle

I’m pretty blessed to be a really strong swimmer.  Distance is no issue, I love to swim, and I can do it for hours.  Today I headed over to my favorite place to swim, and hopped in for a glorious … Continue reading

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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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Wake up call!

After a long endurance event, you get to take a few days off (so I’m told by my running expert friends / coaches).  I went ahead and multiplied that out to be a few weeks off.  Not just of training, … Continue reading

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