2 years later

Thanks to Facebook’s “on this day” app, I was reminded of where I was 2 years ago today. It was the beginning of what was supposed to be my race week at Ironman… Continue reading


It is October 19th and there are 19 days left until Ironman Florida–a race I have waited for 3 years to conquer. It’s getting real people!!! I did my last long ride yesterday… Continue reading

Bike Lanes are about safety 

If you live in Baton Rouge, you may have heard about the petition to remove the bike lanes on Glenmore by the residents who live there. I attended a public meeting last night… Continue reading

it’s Complicated

So hard to describe the emotions I feel before every post surgery check up. Suffice it to say “it’s complicated.” October 7 marks the two year anniversary of the tumor removal surgery and… Continue reading

On the road again…

Back to feeling well this week so jumped on the road to Ironman Florida, again. I seriously question my sanity on a regular basis and then I hit a good workout and remember… Continue reading

this is my fight song

Sometimes you need a reminder of who you are and why you do what you do…today I got that reminder! I will be quite honest, it has been much harder to train this… Continue reading

Friday Five: Favorite Summer Beverages

There is something about a summer day that elicits memories of my childhood lemonade stands and my mother brewing sun-tea on the back patio. We try to beat the heat with all sorts… Continue reading

My friend Annie…

…not to be confused with my furkid also named Annie. Today I am guest blogging on my friend Annie’s blog. (Click here to check it out my post.) When she asked me to… Continue reading

Friday Five: Fitness Trends I’ll Never Try

I learned long ago to never say never. When I started running several years back, I remember saying to myself/out loud/who knows?! “I’ll never do a triathlon.” When I started doing triathlons shortly… Continue reading

500 words a day

I have always enjoyed writing…okay, that may be too general of a statement.I do have an occasional flashback to my freshman writing seminar in college where I never could construct an argument to… Continue reading