Impossibly Done – Motivation and Determination

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Happy hump day! Do you know what today means for me? Once I get through today I will only have to survive two more work days before I have a week off for spring break! I’m so excited! Because scrubbing dog puke off my floors at 230am then tossing and Read more →

IMCuse 2.0 Countdown Week Two

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Heyo, another week of training in the books. I did a bit better this week. I’m still having a hard time letting go of the control, which was made obvious by the fact that every single day this week I logged onto Training Peaks and moved my workouts around. Seriously, Read more →

A Little Thing About Spring

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Yay Friday! I totally thought yesterday was Friday basically all day. My brain was just refusing to believe how long last week felt. It was really annoying. I think part of it was because I was so tired by Thursday. Mr. Husband was on spring break this week so he Read more →

IMCuse 2.0 Countdown Week One

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Wooooo, weekend over. My first real week of training for Ironman 70.3 Syracuse is on the books. This was also my first week with my new coach, so that was interesting. With the exception of going to preplanned workouts with my tri club, I am not used to being told what Read more →

A Day In The Life Of

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Friday, I thought you’d never come! What a week! But really, does that sentiment ever change with me? And I really do heave a giant sigh of relief every Friday. Not that my life is particularly hard or stressful, but man does everything catch up with me. It’s kind of Read more →

Limits, Grit, and Admitting Defeat

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Oof, I need more weekends in my life. When is spring break? Three more weeks away? Not that I’m counting or anything. My week was not good on the training front. Monday I grabbed Husband’s 310XT and headed out for a run. With no capabilities to track my indoor running Read more →

Tri Talk Tuesday – How To Improve Your Triathlon Swim

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Happy Tuesday! It is in fact the first Tuesday of the month so I am all linked up with the fabulous Cynthia from You Signed Up For What and the speedy Phaedra from Blisters and Black Toenails for some chatter and triathlon banter. Today we’re coming full circle and delving Read more →

Drowning Before Training Has Even Started

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Monday again. Always right on time. My week this week did not go entirely as planned. In fact, it kind of sucked. I missed my run on Monday. I don’t even recall why. Dead watch maybe? I forget, but I got to the gym then promptly left without doing a workout Read more →

Must Have Cold Weather Running Gear

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This winter, I don’t think it will ever end. When I got up yesterday it was -10F with a windchill of -29F. For real, -29F, those are some seriously cold temperatures. And school didn’t even give us a delay. Even my car cried a little when I started it to Read more →

Monday Madness

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Why Monday, why? Why are you here? Didn’t you know that no one invited you? Back to work. Back to real life. Ahhh, break. I will miss you. Let the countdown to spring break commence. Five weeks. Uh huh. But let’s be honest, I’ve loved my breaks so much, spring Read more →