Life

Three Things Tuesday – The Bike Version

While I ended 2013 with the best of intentions to continue triathlons, about 2 months into this year I decided that I was going to focus on running instead. I love the 3 sports individually but putting them all together freaks me out, especially the bike! And then there is a little matter of cross…

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Date Night with Andy Potts

When all3sports announced the weekend with Andy Potts, Professional Triathlete and multiple 70.3 & 140.6 winner;  my first thought went to the evening with Craig Alexander, again organized by all3sports. I was super excited about meeting Crowie and then life (and my minions) took over and I missed the event. So this time, I was…

Life

Keep Moving Forward

I am constantly amazed at how the Universe sends signals in the most random places that can influence or empower us if we are listening. Life and running/triathlon are so intertwined with each other that there are plenty of life lessons to be learned from running/triathlon and vice-versa. Last week, I attended a triathlon transition…

Triathlon

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…

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First 50m Pool Swim

Last Friday, with a sudden burst of dutch courage (the same one that makes me do some crazy things once in a while!) I decided to go to the 50m county pool instead of my usual 25yds. To get used to the cold, I tried the bobbing in water technique suggested at OWS clinic  (not really…