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SWIM. BIKE. RUN. WON!

I did it!  Not only did I finally beat the amazing Bonnie Armstrong, I had to overtake two other ridiculously fit women to WIN my hometown triathlon!  If you missed the first post about my Humble TRI you can catch up, but it's really just fun to read the re-cap of the...

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HUMBLE TRI

Once again it's time for me to face my fears and race my annual triathlon.  Yes, I'm a "seasoned" racer but not in the TRI.  I can't swim.  Well, let me rephrase that, I can't swim in open water.  I can swim laps in a pool.  A lot.  Somewhat quickly.  Once I get in...

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THE RACE IS MY REST

It’s the night before the 4th of July and I need a break already.   We haven’t even started the holiday weekend festivities and my mind is screaming for a run…and I swam and ran already this morning!  I remember the days when I ran just for FUN.  I was competing in...

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IF YOU’RE NOT FIRST, YOU’RE LAST

Yep, Ricky Bobby’s dad said it best but sometimes, as I found out during a recent 5K, you can be first and last!   Ricky Bobby: Wait, Dad. Don't you remember the time you told me "If you ain't first, you're last"? Reese Bobby: Huh? What are you talking about,...

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WOULD YOU LIKE AN HOUR OF EXERCISE WITH THAT?

One of the dumbest funniest  things I’ve heard over the years as a personal trainer is “I work out so I can eat whatever I want.” Oh that is so adorable and so ridiculous.  Unless you’re running an ultra everyday you most certainly cannot eat “whatever you want” and...

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UNDER PRESSURE

“Every time the ball came to me, I had to make a decision." ~ Billie Jean King, American former World Number 1 professional tennis player, advocate for sexual equality and all-around amazing woman   So I was in my car listening to Oprah on Sirius.  Yep, that’s right,...

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WELCOME

A few weeks ago I was able to watch Sunday Morning.  Not when it comes on at 9am of course but recorded and watched when the boys were napping and I was recovering from a race.  It was a special of sorts, on location in Miami Beach, and talking about the art deco...

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