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.
No, I'm not asking for your empathy or pity. Just hosting my own little pity party from my bed. So I needed to run 5 miles according to my half marathon plan last week. I didn't get up in the morning and brought my stuff to work, instead. And forgot socks. I never get blisters, … Continue reading Pity, Party of One
Well, I've been absent, haven't I? Sorry. My bad. The moving, new job, and training finally took its toll. I'm back, I promise. Big news? Race in 12 days, and I'm now a Level 1 and 2 Certified US Masters Swimming Coach. Whooo. I'll check back in with a training update shortly! Sorry again.
I feel like a planning machine. Spreadsheets are definitely one of my favorite things. Not totally sure what that says about me as a person, but I crave the power to sort and add and control my data. Now that I think about it, it probably makes me sound like an athlete. Anyway, I've created a … Continue reading Race Calendar 2016
Oh my gawd it's frisson* out here! *Frisson - A moment of intense excitement; a shudder (don't worry, I had to look it up) How do you feel about open water swimming? It seems like it's a really divisive topic - people hate it, people love it, people hate-love it... Regardless of your feelings, "frisson" definitely captures the feeling of … Continue reading The Call of the Open Water