Category Archives: Triathlon

It’s Not Crazy. It’s Amazing.

I started doing triathlons two years ago this summer. And I find it really interesting to note the reactions of people whenever it comes up in conversation. Usually I hear, Wow, that’s crazy. I could never do one of those! … Continue reading

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Gut Issues.

In November, after my annual physical blood draw results came back showing I was anemic with low ferritin and low-ishl B12 levels, my doctor prescribed that I take an over the counter iron supplement for the next three months which … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMondays: Redemption Race.

(Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too.) ********** My relationship with running has been a little, well, complicated for the past few years. I had a flash of … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMondays: Coping with The Ending.

(Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too.) ********** October, to me, represents The Ending of so much that’s good: the warmth of summer weather, all the light and … Continue reading

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An Ode: Why I Run. And Swim. And Bike.

A note: I FINALLY HAVE INTERNET ACCESS AT HOME! Our router died, and it took us this long to get a new one. Please forgive my absence, mmmkay? ********** My parents were in town a few weeks ago for a … Continue reading

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Triathlon Training/Race Update

I realized the other day: I’ve done three triathlons this summer thus far… and aside from updating my results page, I’ve not actually written about any of the races here. Last year, after Pumpkinman, I made the decision to hire … Continue reading

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Sticky Summer Memories.

I left my house this morning, later than I intended, for my scheduled 75-minute bike ride feeling tired and more than a little sore from the strength work I did earlier this week. The weather here has been hot and … Continue reading

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What Is The Story of Your Computer Me?

A couple days ago, a girlfriend and I were talking about our love-hate relationship with social media; how often we get sucked into believing that what’s posted on Instagram or Facebook is the whole story and truth of someone’s life… … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMondays: Race Nerves.

(Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too.) ********** It stuck me yesterday: my half ironman triathlon is now less than two weeks away. Cue anxiety. Race nerves, for … Continue reading

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Fumbling In the Dark.

Last Thursday (was it actually a week ago?), I left my family and my watch at home, turned off my cell phone, and brought my journals and a bunch of comfy yoga and running clothes to the Kripalu Center for … Continue reading

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