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True Grit

Funny, this came across my newsfeed on the day I was sitting down to finalize my semester for classes in Gateway to College. As the semester approaches, I have been thinking a lot about Grit and how I can help … Continue reading

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Going, Going, Gone!

Warning: this isn’t really about sport. Over two years ago I started on a journey that was filled with lots of pain (and pain meds), frustration, a little bit of fear and a whole lotta talk about my ovary. For … Continue reading

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Monthiversary: The small milestones are as important as the big

Wow! It has been so long since I wrote anything here that they have completely changed the appearance of WordPress and I didn’t even know! Having taken 2014 off from major training, I guess it left me with little to … Continue reading

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Performance Anxiety

To start, this has nothing to do with sport at all…I just had a realization and felt the need to share it. My daughter has a beautiful singing voice. She loves to dance. She went through a stage where she … Continue reading

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Back to Basics

For the past several years I have been going big: half Ironman triathlons, marathons, and a century, plus mix in a plethora of half marathons, and while I have gone big in distance, I have gotten “bigger” in body. It … Continue reading

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The Victory

Well, my third marathon is now in the books. It was cold. It was hard. It was my worst clocked time ever. But in the end, it was a victory. Yesterday’s marathon was about raising money for Girls on the … Continue reading

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Being in the Moment

I swim at least once a week. While swimming, my mind drifts from one thing to another: my husband, my daughter, my students, my parents, thinking up ways to raise money for Girls on the Run (go here to donate), … Continue reading

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