• Today I’m linking up with Courtney from Eat Pray Run, DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run for their Friday Five Link Up!  The topic for this week is to share five blogs I think you should be reading. TriMarni I’ve been reading Marni’s blog for years.  Not only is she… [Continue Reading]

    Five Blogs to Read
  • Hello Thursday…and hello Thinking Out Loud!  As usual I’m linking up with Amanda from Running With Spoons to share my random thoughts. First off, for all of you who commented on my Why I Run…and swim…and bike post.  You are all so lovely!  It made my day to hear that you find inspiration in my… [Continue Reading]

    Thinking Out Loud 04.23.2015
  • Do you ever have those days where you wonder what you are doing?  What is your motivation to get out of bed at o’dark thirty when you’d rather sleep just a little bit longer? What gets you out the door when the weather is sub-optimal? I’ve mentioned before that I was not an athletic kid and running… [Continue Reading]

    Why I Run…and swim…and bike
  • Wow did last week turn out to be busy!  I’m linking up with Tara from Running ‘n’ Reading for her Weekend Update Link Up to share a bit about what I gotten up to over the last few days. Monday brought some beautiful weather for hill repeats.  I had to remind myself that hills would feel… [Continue Reading]

    Last week!
  • This week for Tuesdays on the Run the wonderful MCM Mama, My No Guilt Life and Run the Great Wide Somewhere would like for us to chat about how our training is going this spring.  As I shared in my post last week about balancing triathlon training and life things are busy! Swimming I’m doing a good… [Continue Reading]

    Spring Training Update

Five Blogs to Read

Five Blogs to Read

Today I’m linking up with Courtney from Eat Pray Run, DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run for their Friday Five Link Up!  The topic for this week is to share five blogs I think you should be reading. TriMarni I’ve been reading Marni’s blog for years.  Not only is she […]

Thinking Out Loud 04.23.2015

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Hello Thursday…and hello Thinking Out Loud!  As usual I’m linking up with Amanda from Running With Spoons to share my random thoughts. First off, for all of you who commented on my Why I Run…and swim…and bike post.  You are all so lovely!  It made my day to hear that you find inspiration in my […]

Why I Run…and swim…and bike

Why I Run

Do you ever have those days where you wonder what you are doing?  What is your motivation to get out of bed at o’dark thirty when you’d rather sleep just a little bit longer? What gets you out the door when the weather is sub-optimal? I’ve mentioned before that I was not an athletic kid and running […]

Last week!

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Wow did last week turn out to be busy!  I’m linking up with Tara from Running ‘n’ Reading for her Weekend Update Link Up to share a bit about what I gotten up to over the last few days. Monday brought some beautiful weather for hill repeats.  I had to remind myself that hills would feel […]

Spring Training Update

Spring Training Update

This week for Tuesdays on the Run the wonderful MCM Mama, My No Guilt Life and Run the Great Wide Somewhere would like for us to chat about how our training is going this spring.  As I shared in my post last week about balancing triathlon training and life things are busy! Swimming I’m doing a good […]

Developing Mental Toughness: Take Aways

hard is what makes it great

Last week Training Peaks hosted a webinar by Carrie Cheadle: Developing Mental Toughness.  My goal for this year is to learn to push beyond my perceived limits.  To go fast and take chances.  A big part of achieving that goal will be to develop my mental toughness. Carrie detailed the four qualities that mentally strong […]

Five Trips to Take

Friday Five Trips

Today I’m linking up with Courtney from Eat Pray Run, DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run for their Friday Five Link Up!  The topic for this week is to share five trips we’d like to take.  Here are the top five trips I’d love to go on soon! New York […]

Thinking Out Loud 04.09.2015

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Happy Thursday my friends!  Thursday means it is time link up with Amanda from Running with Spoons to share my random thoughts! How was your Easter?  It was really nice to spend time with my family.  My parents were here and we were able to get together with my brother, his girlfriend and my niece […]

CoSchedule: Make Blogging Easier!

CoSchedule Review

Blogging has changed so much in the 8 (!!!) years that I’ve been writing for.  This was way before I was on twitter…and even before I knew about the now defunct Google Reader!  I found blogs by seeing who commented on blogs I was following or who left a comment on my blog.  I bookmarked all […]

Time Management and Triathlon Training

Triathlon Training and Time Management

Training for running endurance races is hard and time consuming.  Add in swimming and biking to the mix and time management can become a very difficult thing! After three Ironmans I’ve learned a few tips and tricks, but trying to fit in training, work and a personal life is very difficult.  This year I’m training […]