Thanksgiving Workout

Your Workouts for Thursday, November 28 Workout #1: Crazy Polar Bear Bippy-Freezing! Type: Other Description: Have fun, crazy lady! Pre-Activity Comments: WOW! That was cold! The 34th Annual Thanksgiving swim. I’m not sure why the tradition began.  The swim takes place at Duxbury Beach in Massachusetts (New England cold). Our swim location is a stone’s throw […]

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a triathlete’s holiday wishlist

The catalogs have started arriving in bulk at my house. My kids are getting hand cramps from circling new Lego sets, rainbow loom accessories, and other bits of colorful plastic. OK, it’s not just the kids.  It’s me, too. For some context, my husband and I just celebrated our 13th anniversary.  The traditional gift for […]

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gazinta swim

My morning swim workout was joyfully improved by my 10 year old daughter. Each time I reach the wall, I look at my handy workout scrap of paper to see what’s next. This is what I saw today.  Hannah had embellished. I smiled each time. It wasn’t just that these little guys (called “gazintas”) are […]

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My coach is this awesome!

I posted about starting with a new coach last week, or so. I wanted to clarify her awesomeness.  Not only is my coach, Kelsey, awesome – she is this awesome! → This is Kelsey. Overall female finisher for the 2013 Rev3 Olympic Distance Triathlon. She is amazing and I am completely honored that she’s coaching me this […]

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procrastination & BTTW*

Arriving to the pool at 5:45 is feat in itself.  For me, it means everything has to be packed and laid out and ready to go.  Fins, goggles, cap, water, nutrition bar, inhaler, towel – everything needs to be packed and at the back door. The alarm needs to sound at 5:10 – and I […]

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