I’m Alive, I Swear


Hi. I exist. Mostly. I have four academic weeks of school left, six total weeks until I’m off for summer break. That’s 21 teaching days. Then regents week, which is actually a week and half, then summer. But who’s keeping track. Obviously, I never showed up to the Syracuse Half. Read more →

Clearing My Head Space

Cuddled up together, snuggling off the sickies.

Caution; verbal diarrhea ahead. Ugh. Bleh. Humph. My training for Syracuse Half is a big thumbs down right now. Number of long runs accomplished- one. Only one long run in four weeks. I got sick. AGAIN. I NEVER get sick, yet I’ve basically spent the last month and half snotting, Read more →

SYR Half Training Week One


Well, I keep saying I’m going to do a better job at posting semi regularly and I keep not figuring out how. Life just keeps coming full steam. My first semester teaching in my new district came to a close. That means the school year is half over. It also Read more →

Another Year Down

Happy New Year, blogosphere! I’m a few days late, yes. My life is kind of hectic. Holy cats, what a year. Life was hard this year. I had to bounce back from having a baby and learn to handle postpartum depression. Both Rob and I started new jobs, we sold Read more →

An Update of Sorts


So I think my life is starting to calm down. The dust is settling, figuratively and literally. We moved into our new house. We’ve been here since about mid November and are mostly settled at this point. The basement is still a mess and we need to finish decorating, but Read more →

Race Report – Empire State Marathon


The marathon. My first full marathon. All 26.2 miles of it. When I made the tearful decision to withdraw from Ironman Chattanooga I knew I needed something else to throw at myself in it’s place. Nothing will ever change how I feel about my Ironman dream, but a full marathon Read more →



Hi. I’ve been quiet lately. Ironman Chattanooga was this past weekend. I was not there. The week I came to terms with the fact that making the trip from NY to TN was just not feasible was really difficult for me. I cried. A lot. For a whole week. This Read more →

Race Report – Iron Girl Syracuse 2016


Iron Girl. My very first triathlon back in 2012. This was my fourth time standing on the beach and crossing the finish line of this race and it felt amazing all over again. Ellie went with me to pre-race check in on Saturday. She loved it. I had a great Read more →

Race Report – Mini Mussel 2016


Race- Mini Mussel Sprint Triathlon When- July 9th, 2016 Where- Geneva, New York Hosted By- Score This!!! So I’ve mentioned a few times (here, here, here again) how hectic and crazy my life is right now. Musselman weekend totally snuck up on me. I have no idea how race week Read more →

IMChoo, 12 Week Count Down


Oh hi. Life is finally settling down. Thankfully. I’m hoping to just relax and enjoy my summer break now. We still have house stuff going on, but the bulk of the demand of meetings and work involved is more or less over. We’ve also moved in with my parents. And Read more →