You know you are tapering when…..

'Some of the greatest battles will be fought in the silent chambers of your own soul.' - E. Benson. Taper. Defined as decreasing an athletes training load before a big race. Something all athletes look forward to, yet find it can be more stressful than even the hardest training day. I have this love /... Continue Reading →


All in a years time.

One year ago today I was thinking to myself, life is pretty good. I am in (probably) close to the best shape of my life (training for Long Course Worlds which consisted of a 4k swim, 120k bike, and 30k run). I have an incredible family - both immediate and extended (you say tomatoes, I... Continue Reading →

Happy New Year!

Summer is officially over... It was two weeks ago that I got motivated. I wanted to sweat more, train harder, race faster. Not that I wasn't truly motivated the past few months (aka summer) but.. you know how it goes.... you start really enjoying the relaxing months of not having a schedule. You sleep in,... Continue Reading →

What would ____ do?

When you feel like giving up, remember why you held on for so long in the first place. - unknown So often in life we look to others for guidance, support, and encouragement.Β  I have not only looked to others these past few months, but I have nearly depended on it.Β Β  yes, I can surely... Continue Reading →

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