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Month: August 2013

Week #12: Long Run Reflections

Week #12: Long Run Reflections

This week marked my official end of my first Tri “season” (if a single event can be called a season) and the start of shifting focus towards my next goal. While I do not have a set goal yet, I am leaning towards a half marathon in November. So the weekend marked my first long run in quite a while. Although temperatures were slightly cooler when I started, it was insane humidity (as usual) and I ended up with a…

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Tech Junkie or Tech Slave?

Tech Junkie or Tech Slave?

Previously a couch potato all my life, I only started running 3 years ago (4 actually to this Christmas Eve!). Other than my husband, none of my real life friends were into running (although most of them had good physical measurements). And although I love him, my husband’s “Shut Up and Do It. Don’t talk about it.” attitude made me turn to social media outlets to discuss running. And I took the rookie (mis)adventure into gadgets and apps to log my…

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Acworth Women’s Sprint Triathlon

Acworth Women’s Sprint Triathlon

Tri-ing again was a great feeling. An almost first time and this time, I loved it! Having registered for the race at a rather last minute, I was surprisingly calm and not nervous at all. Sure I was nervous about the swim and hills on the bike, but nothing that is close to the near state of nervous wreck I usually am on race day! Having friends to come cheer us on at some insane early hours sure helped!  …

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