Monthly Archives: July 2011

One more notch on my tri race belt

I am not even really sure where to begin about yesterday. It really was such a great day. It wasn’t cold, but it wasn’t hot. The temperature of the water was 72 degrees, so I had no problem diving right … Continue reading

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My Mantra for today

As the runners I coach know, I believe in mantras. I tell my runners to find a word or phrase that will get them through the difficult part of the event, or even a long training run, that will help them to keep … Continue reading

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Tire Changing Clinic

We should know better, but we try anyway… Matt and I have been together for nearly 20 years. We know each other VERY well. So, we should have known that having Matt teach me how to change a tire wasn’t … Continue reading

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Finally…

I am FINALLY sleeping through the night with no nightmares about getting a flat tire or missing the race. While I continue to feel nervous, I now feel well rested. I was talking to Mental Skills Coach extraordinare Carrie Cheadle … Continue reading

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In one week

In one week from now, I will have completed my second half Ironman distance triathlon. I haven’t posted in awhile because I have been SUPER busy with training, working and parenting. And, even though I composed numerous posts while swimming, … Continue reading

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Fake it till you make it

What is going on?!?! This is the thought that keeps floating through my head as I look back on this past week. Saturday was the practice tri. Sunday was the open water swim clinic that snuck up and kicked me … Continue reading

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