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Tri-ing Again

I processed and over analyzed, I soul-searched, I reviewed triathlon training plans, I reviewed my upcoming work schedule and other commitments. And then… I registered. Lord willing and the creek don’t rise, I’ll be doing the Cedars of Lebanon sprint … Continue reading

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Tri Again?

Now that the half marathon monkey’s off my back, I’m trying to decide what to do next. I’ve only done one triathlon since my foot surgery of two years ago. I did that one way too soon following surgery and … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday: Scott Rigsby

Tough is, taking one more breath than you want to.” Scott Rigsby On Christmas Eve I was scheduled to run three miles. I had caffeine the night before, something I hardly ever do, and enjoyed some chemically-induced insomnia. I woke … Continue reading

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Swim, Bike,…Me?

I stuck my neck out there and applied for membership on the Swim Bike Mom Ambassador Team (triathlon). Why would I do such a thing? Well, as I explained in my application, I represent the 50+ age group as well … Continue reading

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Formerly Afraid of Water

Some people face their fears by charging through them. Others face fear after thinking and even over-thinking a bit. I’m not sure if one method is better than the other, but I subscribe to the latter method. Last week while … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday: Taking Responsibility

I was DQ'd today for wearing a sleeved tri top in a non-wetsuit swim. I take full responsibility for not knowing the rule. — Craig Alexander (@CrowieAlexander) May 31, 2014 That Tweet right there was posted by Craig “Crowie” Alexander, … Continue reading

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I Hope She’ll “Tri”

On Friday I told you about two recent grocery store encounters. Well, my last trip to the grocery store provided me with an opportunity to be an encourager. What is it about grocery stores?   Anyway, I was loading my … Continue reading

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I Forgot to Feel Athletic

On Saturday, I ran into someone I rarely see. We were walking to our cars following a wedding ceremony. I asked if her husband is running the Country Music Half Marathon. He is.  She asked me if I’m running it. … Continue reading

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Who Keeps Me Healthy?

The American Recall Center recently invited me to write a post for possible inclusion in its Who Keeps You Healthy on-line campaign. That’s a no-brainer and it’s been too long since I’ve written a heart-felt thank you to my friend/training … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday: To the Red Lanterns

My final Motivation Monday of 2013 is dedicated to those who join me as “back of the packers.” Thanks to surgery recovery and tendonitis in my left arch that WILL NOT GO AWAY, I’ve been in the back of a … Continue reading

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