All Things Tri #MondayBlogs

I did it! I finished my Olympic distance triathlon yesterday. 1 mile swim, 24.8 mile bike ride, and 6.2 mile run. I have to admit, that bike ride was almost tougher than I am. Haha. So glad I did it, and did not stop all the way through. This also reaffirmed that I am absolutely, … Continue reading All Things Tri #MondayBlogs

Friday Philosophy ~ Bricks

This photo was four miles from my front door, up a long hill. Today, I did a brick. Well, a baby brick. I rode my bike 10 miles and then ran 5 miles. Why do they call it a brick? I didn’t want to pursue a serious answer to that. I’ve decided that it’s because … Continue reading Friday Philosophy ~ Bricks

The Maiden Voyage

I shared with all of you that I will be competing in my first triathlon this winter. This week, my trisuit arrived. After fiercely debating options on the internet, I went with a singlet and shorts. This was, of course, after I went to every single sporting goods and running store in the entire valley … Continue reading The Maiden Voyage

Friday Philosophy ~ Triathlon

Last year, I signed up for a marathon. Of course, surprise surgery downgraded that to a half-marathon, where I found my happy place. 🙂 This year, during December, I'll be completing my first triathlon. So, today's thoughts are all about tri! "You can keep going and your legs might hurt for a week, or you … Continue reading Friday Philosophy ~ Triathlon

Tuesday Thoughts…The Challenge

We've had some ups and downs around here lately: nothing major, just growing pains of a sort. My daughter is now a teenager. If I allowed her to do so, she would remain in her room twenty four hours each day. Thankfully, she wants to read all day - so that's a good thing. But, … Continue reading Tuesday Thoughts…The Challenge