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The Ultimate Athlete Holiday Gift Guide

It’s happened, the holidays are here and they are upon us in full force. Christmas displays were out less than 12 hours after Halloween ended, stores are open at 6am on Thanksgiving (Booooooo, not nice) and the madness is here to stay. If you or someone else in your family Read more →

Running Into a New Week

Oh my goodness, break at last, finally. Last week was hard. The kids was so excited, it was exhausting. By Friday I was definitely at the end of my rope, so it was nice to watch Home Alone and eat Christmas cookies with my kids. And we also got to Read more →

Friday Five – Favorite Fall Activities

Work is kicking my butt. I have seventh graders doing a coloring project tomorrow and the few eighth graders who won’t be on the field trip will be watching a movie. Sixth graders will be full of energy, as per usual. But mostly, Mrs. Fields needs a quiet Friday from Read more →

Bright Running Ahead

You guys. I did it. I ran. My PT cleared me to do a short steady state run finally. And it’s good timing too with a 5k on the docket for Saturday. So I ordered myself up some new shoes, threw some Sweat Pink laces into them, and headed out. Only 2 Read more →

Get Your Coaching On

Since I worked out all of zero times last week, I’m going to go ahead and skip my usual Monday update today. But I am cleared to do some stuff, so I will get back in as much of a groove as I can this week. Instead, I’m really excited Read more →

Product Review and GIVE AWAY – Audio Flood Waterproof iPod Shuffle

If you haven’t figured it out by now, I am not much of a swimmer. I love to leisurely splash around in the pool, lake, or ocean as much as anyone else, but ask me to swim competitively and likely I don’t want to play anymore. Alas, the downfall of Read more →

Tri Talk Tuesday – Swim Gear and Gadgets

Hello, hello, hello! It’s Tuesday again. Where the heck does the week keep going!? As per usual I am all linked up with Cynthia from You Signed Up For What and Miranda from The Cupcake Triathlete for another fun filled, triathlon banter filled post. Today we’re back on that swimming Read more →

Blue Seventy Helix Wetsuit – Product Review

So let’s chat wetsuits for a few minutes here. There’s a really good chance you’ll be racing in one at some point. My first triathlon I swam sans wetsuit. We had a hot summer and the water was warm, less than a single degree away from making the race wetsuit Read more →

Tri Talk Tuesday – 5 Tips for Picking a Tri Kit

Tuesday, Tuesday, Tuesday! It’s time to link up with Miranda from The Cupcake Triathlete and Cynthia from You Signed Up For What again! Today we’re talking about what to wear. Or what not to wear if you’d rather turn the tables that way. But either way, it’s all about fashion Read more →

Relay For Motivation

So my first race of the season is totally sneaking up on me right now. Seneca7 is one week from Sunday and I’m getting quite excited.  It’ll be my first time running a relay race since my high school track days, and those don’t really count. This is race teams Read more →