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 →

Valentine’s Day without 26.2

Could be worse things, right?  Walking home from school Wednesday my daughter was complaining about the back of her knee (never mind her ability to hop, skip and jump through it!). I explained she was probably just having sympathy pains for her momma (who also has knee pain). And then I said it. Outloud. For... Continue Reading →

    "Go with the flow. Force nothing. Let it happen... Trusting that whichever way it goes. It's for the best." So… here we are January 15th. Half way through the first month of the New Year. I’m guessing you have already set intentions for the year head… are you on track? Slowly puttering along? I... Continue Reading →

Thanksgiving. Flooded with memories. A time for giving. A time to be thankful. Yet, still so difficult. I have been blogging for years and I don't think once have I read an old post.  I write for relief.  I write for others.  And for some reason today my post from 2012 came across my screen... Continue Reading →

  Race report from IM Austin 70.3   My friend sent me a text the night before the race that said "Good luck tomorrow! Make the trip worth it!" (It had been a long week and the thought of “is it really worth this much effort” did enter my mind). Make the trip worth it.... Continue Reading →

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