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

Friday Five…I Mean Four: Fourth of July

As the Fourth of July is smack dab in the middle of summer, it usually falls in the middle of some training schedule. For the past few years it’s allowed me to get… Continue reading

Annie’s Favorites for June

It’s been a while since Annie last shared her favorite things with you. I figured now is as good a time of any as we have recently added some new things to add… Continue reading

Week 2: Catching up

If there’s one thing for certain, it’s that nothing is certain, at least in Ironman training, and while that may seem pretty pessimistic, I would classify it more as realistic. From my experience… Continue reading

Week 1 = Done

So this is what Ironman training feels like again?! By Friday I felt like a truck had hit me. I know I will get a little more used to all of this but… Continue reading

Happy Gotcha Day, Annie!

One year ago today this cutie was dropped off in a basket on my doorstep and forever changed life as I knew it! Okay, she wasn’t in a basket…actually she came in a… Continue reading

Oxbow Triathlon Race Report

To be quite honest I have tried to start the season a couple of time over the past couple of months. Was signed up for a half marathon that I never got to… Continue reading