It's hard to believe this is my final blog post about Ironman training. It's been an unbelievable, life-changing, challenging journey and I'm so ready to see my hard work pay off next Sunday. I'll do a couple more ad hoc posts this week leading up to race day, but in the meantime I just want… Continue reading Week 37: Last Training Week in SF
Crazy, crazy week. I was at a busy and gluttonous work conference from Sunday through Wednesday which definitely threw me for a loop. I did the best I could but it was almost impossible to do my typical training sessions during the conference. Each day started with a quick workout, then 8am with a large breakfast,… Continue reading Week 24: Angel Island, Tri Expo, and a Work Conference
March 21st officially marked 6 months to go until Ironman Lake Tahoe. Things are definitely starting to feel real. I have a solid plan in place, an awesome support network, and an inherent motivation to keep going. So why has it been daunting me all week that I only have 6 more months to… Continue reading Week 12: Making it Work
Is this seriously winter? I can't believe we had another week of 65-degree sunshine and absolutely no rain and the Midwest is dealing with another unbearable cold front. There's a 40% chance it's going to snow in Alabama and it's warmer in northern Alaska than in Chicago today. These extremes are really freaking me out.… Continue reading Week 4: Ironman Coaching, Hoka’s, Hawk Hill, and Veganize This!