Tag Archive: swimming

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

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


I need to apologize to you if we have interacted in the last month or so. I’ve been in a lot of pain. A friend said it best yesterday when she said pain… Continue reading

Friday Five: Five Things in My Day

Sometimes there is so much to do that we go about our day without much consciousness of what we are doing. Most of us have very busy schedules and there is not much… Continue reading

Tri Talk Tuesday: The Swim

The swim has always been my favorite of the three sports that make up a triathlon. It has also been the one where I have seen the most success. There might be a… Continue reading

My First Swim Meet EVER

I swam in my first ever swim meet last weekend, probably 30 years too late, but better late than never. It was so much fun! Not sure why I waited so long, but… Continue reading

Rocketchix Race Report: All About the Finish Line

Saturday my coach asked me if he knew I was doing the race today. I said, “remember when I texted you about it and told you I was going to wear the gopro… Continue reading

Day 20: Homestretch

My 27 days of blogging was meant to coincide with my first 27 days of walking without crutches. I figured with all these firsts (post surgery) I would be experiencing, that I  could… Continue reading

Day 7: Kicking

Today was a very good day. I know for many people it’s not quite over, but it’s already jammie time for me. Started the day with some physical therapy. The current routine is 10… Continue reading

Augusta 2.0: knowing when to turn it in

Augusta 70.3 was supposed to be my warm up race leading up to Ironman Florida. I went last year and had a blast (see race report from 2012) and signed myself up shortly after… Continue reading