Category Archives: Motivation

Tri Talk Tuesday – 5 Tips For Successfully Reaching Your Racing Goals

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Oh January, you show up all full of promise and hope. It’s a new year and it’s also Tuesday, so I’m hear with Cynthia from You Signed Up For What and Phaedra from Blisters and Black Toenails to chat about triathlon goodness! Our January theme is of course, goals and resolutions, Read more →

TGC 2014 – A Year In Review

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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 →

Race Report- It’s a Wonderful Run 5k 2014

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And there it is, my last race of the year in the books. This was my second year running the It’s A Wonderful Run 5k and this year’s weather was much more amenable to running. It’s a great race to end the year with and this year was no exception. Read more →

Ain’t No Snow Gonna Slow Me Down

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Monday again. Where did my weekend go? I did have a decent week of workouts. Slowly but surely, I am getting back into a groove. Slowly but surely. No workout Monday. Tuesday I headed to spin class. It went pretty well and I pushed pretty hard the whole time. Wednesday was Read more →

Life As I Know It

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I’d like to think I’m getting back into the swing of things here. Back to work and my normal schedule there, back to coaching, back to working out, back to life. My workouts are slowly starting to take shape. I’m still unhappy with all evening workouts. I miss swimming with the tri Read more →

Post Weekend Blues

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Oh Monday, here you are, again. I just had a five day weekend and it was glorious. Why do I have to go back to work? Rob and I had the whole long weekend off together too. Usually he works nightsPos Sunday through Thursday and I go to work so Read more →

Mental Strength Training

Hello from California! Husbandface and I raced yesterday and I will have a full race report most likely next week about that. I’m going to a jet lagged mess the second half of this week, so nothing coherent is going to make it’s way out of my mouth or onto Read more →

The Attempt to Reclaim Motivation

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I am so excited this week is drawing to a close. Just have to get through today at school, then I’m throwing Halloween parties for every period on Friday. Because sometimes teachers would rather watch Hocus Pocus and eat candy all day than do work too. Truth. I’m working hard Read more →

I Lived

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Still working out my post race kinks from ESHM on Sunday. Still a bit fatigued, but getting along better. I spent all day Sunday post race in my compression tights, slept in them Sunday night, then again Monday night. By Tuesday I was finally mostly soreness free. My legs are Read more →

Race Report – Empire State Half Marathon

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Empire State Half Marathon, oh yet again, you have foiled me. I knew I’d be slower this year thanks to my nagging calf tear injury that has caused me to go into this race entirely and painfully under trained. (You can find my race report from last year’s race here) Read more →