Category Archives: Ironman Syracuse

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 →

IMCuse 2.0 Countdown Week Three

Another week, another week of training mostly conquered. I had a personally difficult week that derailed me a bit. Life just poured this past week and by the weekend it was just a lot for me to handle, so excuse the missing weekend workouts. I did well-ish up until then. Read more →

Impossibly Done – Motivation and Determination

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 →

Powering Through The Week

Oh my gosh, you guys, my weekend was fabulous. You know why? Because I did nothing. NOTHING. Just me and the Husband hanging out together at home. I’ll spare you what is bound to be a very boring weekly update. I spun 53 miles over two classes and one solo Read more →

Now Is As Good A Time As Any

Happy Monday. Oh Monday. My week. How was my week? It was okay. Brutally exhausting, but fine. First full week back at school after two weeks off and it left me quite tired by Thursday, not to mention Friday. I had my unannounced observation too. First week back after two Read more →

TGC 2014 – A Year In Review

Well, in just a few short days 2014 will be done and over with. It’s been a pretty good year that’s seen a lot of ups and downs, and now I’m looking forward to what 2015 has to offer. So I thought I’d take a few moments and recap some Read more →

Tri Talk Tuesday – Planning Your Race Day Plan

Howdy, howdy! Tuesday again and I’m all linked up with You Signed Up For What to chat about triathlon. Today we’re talking about race day plans. With Cynthia tapering for Ironman 70.3 Augusta and myself cramming for Empire State Half Marathon, race plans are high on our minds. Coming off Read more →

Race Report – IRONMAN 70.3 Syracuse

Settle in, this is going to be really long! I’ll do my best to break it down but there’s a lot to this one. Rob and I headed into town Friday night. We got a bit too late of a start to get to the expo on Friday, but I Read more →

T-48 Hours Until IMCuse

Oh my gosh, do you know what? My race is in less than 48 hours. Shit’s getting real. I took today off work so I could run errands to buy the last of my fuel needs and spread my gear out on the floor and stare at it for hours, trying Read more →

Tri Talk Tuesday – 5 Tips to Survive the Taper

It’s Tuesday again, which means I’m all linked up with Cynthia from You Signed Up For What to get our triathlon chatter on! The beautiful Miranda from the Cupcake Triathlete is taking a small break while she goes to do some kick ass training and life related things. Today, in Read more →