Picture this: eight-year-old KJ, hanging on the pool deck at the end of a lane, staring up at my swim coach and trying desperately to figure out how to do the drill she was explaining. I adored my swim coaches growing up. I just wanted to be like them. They knew so much, cared so … Continue reading Returning to my roots
I've said it before and I meant it - I'm still racing. But this time I'm not 'still' - I'm moving. And training. And ready to be back to racing. Life is as busy as ever. Work is crazy and the commute is longer. But we don't improve without rising to meet challenges. So here … Continue reading Let’s go.
Whoops. Yell at me, I meant to share this yesterday. Happy Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving is probably my favorite holiday. It revolves around food and togetherness. People wake up early to do an activity before gorging themselves (Turkey Trots, hikes, and so on), and then spend time together cooking and eating - I guess some people watch … Continue reading Thanksgiving Day Post; or, Yes This is a Day Overdue
Where have I been? I’ve been busy. Is that a lame answer? Yep. Really sorry, though. I promise I’ll be better about keeping current and relevant. What am I doing? I am currently feeling guilty that I’ve been so quiet. I’ve been working, training, working some more, eating, sleeping… Lots of all of those things. … Continue reading Ugh. Where have you been?!
It's the week before race day. As you fall asleep each night, you're thinking about your race. Your swim. Your sprint to transition. Your bike, your T2, and your run. Your finish. You wake up on race day, ready to go. And then its over. Now what? Growing up swimming, I experienced post-meet 'let down' … Continue reading Let’s talk let-down.
Welcome to Swim Cycle Sprint. Is this my first blog? Yes. Am I ready for this commitment? Maybe. Do I think I'm funny? Yes. Will you? Probably not. Anyway, here's to the sport of triathlon, racing, and discovering one's strength.