Week 39: 9th Inning

Wait, was that a contraction? I can't tell you how many times I've Googled "what does a labor contraction feel like?" The answer is a little murky and, like most things in pregnancy, it depends on the woman. But generally it's lower abdominal cramping, maybe with some back pain and tightening of the uterus. I've been… Continue reading Week 39: 9th Inning

Ironman Cozumel Training · Race Reports · Training

Week 42: Nike Women’s Half Marathon

What an awesome week! I stayed on top of my training plan and beat my 2 hour goal at the Nike Women's half marathon on Sunday. I love these small victories along the way of greater goals. It really helps stay motivated and I couldn't be more excited about Ironman Cozumel coming up in just… Continue reading Week 42: Nike Women’s Half Marathon

Ironman Lake Tahoe Training · Race Reports

Race Report: Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon 2014

Nine months ago I entered the Escape from Alcatraz triathlon lottery (one of the only ways to get in) which was driven by a small dose of peer pressure and a large dose of wanting to experience this iconic San Francisco race. A couple months later they announced the results and I got in!! And you know… Continue reading Race Report: Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon 2014