Single Seasonal Affective Disorder

This may sound a bit bah-humbuggy, but I, for one am really glad the holiday season is over!  It’s not that I don’t like the holidays.  I do.  I love seeing friends, seeing… Continue reading

Boys are stupid… Throw rocks at them

I admit that I lifted the title of this post from my favorite tee shirt, one from David and Goliath, that I’ve had for years and always makes me laugh.  Although right now… Continue reading

My comfort zone isn’t very comfortable

Being a thirty-something and single is not something I ever expected.  Not that I was ever in a rush to run down the aisle, but I just kinda figured it would happen and… Continue reading

Not just an Ironman

I’m a marathoner with a triathlon problem.  I admit it.  I’m a three-time Ironman; that’s not something many people can say.  To be honest, I expect to do another next year.  Notwithstanding the… Continue reading

Ironman Coeur D’Alene…

In the days leading up to IMCDA I was remarkably calm.  Perhaps because I’d already done two, one of which was while I was injured – if I could finish Wisconsin barely able… Continue reading

The Calm that Brings the Storm

Less than 2 weeks until race day and I’m feeling amazingly calm.   At least about the race.   I’ve finished my packing list and race plan.   Hell, I’ve pretty much done most of my… Continue reading

Finishing what I started

I had a blast riding in Italia!  It was crazy hard, but awesome.  I am a much better rider for having gone.  And I met some really fun people while I was there.  The… Continue reading

visions of sugar plums (well, Ironmen, really)…

Where the heck does the time go?  Seriously.  6.5 weeks to go til IMCDA and I can’t believe it.  It will be here before I know it and that’s no joke.  On Friday I… Continue reading

Facebook voyeur

So, Mr. Ex discovered that I de-facebook-friended him.  He didn’t pitch a fit or even ask why.  What he did do, though, made me sit back and sigh.  Mr. Ex casually mentioned in an… Continue reading

A New Standard for Success

Long gone are the days when I sign up for and do a race just for fun or just hoping to finish… come on, if you’re a runner or triathlete you know what… Continue reading