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Month: July 2013

Tri-ing Again

Tri-ing Again

  The last time I wanted to do a triathlon (IronGirl in May), I had close to panic attacks just thinking about it. So when thoughts of Acworth Women’s Sprint triathlon rolled up, I firmly pushed it away. I did not want to feel overwhelmed and lose fun. But I had a brand new bike and was biking a bit to cross train. There were friends who were doing open water swims for their longer distances, who were awesome enough to…

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Peachtree Road Race 2013

Peachtree Road Race 2013

Growing up in India, August 15th, India’s Independence Day would be day full of flag ceremony at school, followed by speeches and other cultural events, the much awaited sweets, and then returning home to hear more speeches from politicians. It was a day of wearing white, of reflection and appreciation of what the freedom fighters had endured (the millions of people, not just Gandhi. Wikipedia has a “short” history, if you are interested.) In contrast, July 4th, USA’s Independence Day…

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