Category Archives: Ironman Chattanooga

IMCHOO Training Week Four

This week was the longest week EVER. I’m certain someone slipped an extra day or two into it somewhere. I mean, I was questioning my sanity on my drive to work Friday morning because I was sure it couldn’t possibly still be a week day and that I should still Read more →

IMCHOO Training Week Three

Another week down. Another week of training complete. Another week of school complete. Only 22 more weeks until Chattanooga and only nine weeks until summer break. Not that I’m counting or anything… This week, again, did not go perfectly. Parenting and life took precedent, which is fine. It was a Read more →

IMCHOO Training Week Two

Two weeks down, twenty three more to go! This week didn’t go entirely as planned, because parenting, but it was still decent and I hit my big weekend workouts that I really needed. I knew going into this that training with a newborn would have it’s challenges and this week Read more →

IMCHOO Training Week One

It’s official. I’m training, you guys. I sat down and put together a 12 week build phase of training for myself that will take me through the end of the school year. I’ll plug in more specific workouts each week when I get there, but I have a rough plan Read more →

Accepting When You Miss A Workout

I’m off work this week and had grand plans for my workouts. But you know what? Life still happens. Even though Rob is home during the day and I could work out at times that I prefer, I made a point to stick to my “schedule” and still do all Read more →

Postpartum Ironman Training Plan

Look. Look at this. I got to workout. Sort of. I got cleared to walk at my appointment last week, so walking I am. Thank goodness we got a treadmill. I’ve walked on it a few times since I was told I could and my legs are so happy to Read more →

She Believed She Could

Oh heyyyy, Friday. What’s shakin? I haven’t been very good at getting Friday posts up lately. Time seems to escape me more often than not. It moves so fast every day, but the actual days themselves tick by oh so slowly. I’m off work today and heading into another doctors Read more →

Five Things in Five Years- What My Future May or May Not Hold For Me

Happy Friday!!! It’s bittersweet for me. I’m staring down my last full week of summer break at this point and while I’m excited to go back to work, I’m also sad to see my first summer break where I did not have a job in well over a decade slip Read more →

Dreams Do Not Expire

One more week of school. One more¬†real week of school. Last academic week. Survival mode activated. Just survive, just survive, just survive. This past week, I don’t know even know. School was hard. I’m so busy. My classroom is unbearably hot and humid. I’m exhausted. I come home from work Read more →

Fickle Is As Fickle Does

Busy, busy week. New teacher professional development that goes into the evening Monday night plus open house this week at school. Ack, so much extra time at school. And five week grades are due this week, so I’m pretty swamped trying to catch kids up and stay on top of Read more →