Gotta love the Tennessee local hospitality.  Lots of "y'all" and "fixin to" and "you want sweet tea with that?"....  I even got carded a few times. To catch you up a bit (it has been ages since I have written last) - this race was more about getting to the start line than the finish... Continue Reading →


Less IS More

    Slow Down Less IS more . I thought of a few titles for this blog…. “Ironman to Couch Potato”.  Or “100 to zero overnight”.  Or “What the FH@*$&*$@&$ is happening to me?” I came home from swimming the other day and hubby asked me how it was.  He knew my look all too... Continue Reading →

The Vineman 70.3 Race Report.

  I have been writing race reports for, hmmm, guessing over 10 years now, and I can tell you it is much easier to write about the successful races vs. the, um, not so successful ones. Duh, right? Who wants to write about failure and disappointment?  So, it took me a while to post anything... Continue Reading →

View from within – Tour de Pier 2016

I'm delayed in posting this, once again that time issue... But I think it’s better this way.. If I was to post it right after the event, it would still be fresh for everyone. Now, weeks following the Tour de Pier, some people (I imagine) have probably went back to their daily running “arounds”... With... Continue Reading →

Takeaways from Oceanside 70.3

It’s already been more than a week since crossing that finish line in Oceanside!!?  I "wrote" the race report in my head while biking that course (you have to think about something for 2 1/2 hours), yet it more or less erased the minute I crossed the finish line...  If only I could’ve put those... Continue Reading →

Nostalgic March

  March…. for those that have followed me throughout the past several years (or for my friends - decades!) they know March is one of those months I have a love / hate relationship with.  On February 29th, 2016 I was out with the family and declared with a sneaky smile it’s almost my “Birthday... Continue Reading →

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