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CrossFit... A Humbling Experience (w/photos)
Thursday, May 12, 2011      18 comments

I finally tried CrossFit yesterday and my daughter tried the kids' program. She loved it! I am a little unsure right now. Our warmup was on the rowing machine. We had to take turns as there were 7 rowers and about 21 people. This was an unu... Read more
Just 2 More
Wednesday, May 11, 2011      7 comments

The scale moved down this morning. emoticon I really don't understand it as I've taken most of the past week off ... Read more
Running Again!
Tuesday, May 10, 2011      13 comments

I went running tonight. I am so proud of myself! It was about 90 degrees today and I wasn't sure I was going to be able to make myself run. But, I did! Actually, I took off 2 days before my triathlon, then had the triathlon, and then have ... Read more
I'm a SparkPeople Motivator!!! Thank YOU!!
Monday, May 09, 2011      20 comments

When I got home from my triathlon on Saturday, I had an email from SparkPeople. It said I had been voted as a SparkPeople Motivator!!! I'm humbled... and amazed... and thrilled! How could I have done what I've done in the past year without ... Read more
1st Tri with Open Water Swim... SUCCESS!!! (long...with photos!)
Saturday, May 07, 2011      21 comments

I did it! It has been a hard week, especially since the OWS (Open Water Swim) clinic last weekend when I had a panic attack. I've worried & worried about the OWS portion of this week's tri... and I did it!!! I also worried about coming in last i... Read more
Putting Together a Schedule
Friday, May 06, 2011      6 comments

With my daughter away at a birthday party & my husband at work, I've had time on my hand this afternoon. That's RARE, and I'm enjoying it! So, on the eve of my sprint triathlon, I am busy planning & dreaming of races to come! Here's a basic outl... Read more
Friday, May 06, 2011      4 comments

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God which surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and minds.-Philippians 4:6&7 WILDFL... Read more
Thursday, May 05, 2011      19 comments

I am trying to do some positive mental talk, but I'm just SCARED!!! My sprint triathlon is in 2 days... with my first open water swim. I did the 1st timers clinic on Sunday, had a panic attack, tried again & succeeded. But, the water was CO... Read more
What Next???
Wednesday, May 04, 2011      14 comments

I know I have 2 big events coming up - sprint tri #2 on Saturday (gulp!) and half marathon #2 4 weeks later. But, I'm already trying to decide...what next??? You see, I'm not sure what I want to focus on. ... Read more
Packet Picked Up & Tri Week
Tuesday, May 03, 2011      12 comments

Today I picked up my packet for my sprint triathlon on Saturday! I am #707 and will be in the 40-44 age group. (By the way, the swim cap is pink.) Out of 1,000 participants... Read more
What do you do with favorite magazine articles?
Monday, May 02, 2011      10 comments

I am now receiving 4 (I think) sports related magazines. I love to read about running, triathlons, strength training, & biking! But, the pile is getting out of control!!! In each magazine, there are usually a few articles - how to's, workou... Read more
Canoe! Back here! (my moment of panic) (long)
Sunday, May 01, 2011      14 comments

I had my first open water swim clinic this morning. It was part of a 2 hour clinic for first timers. I thought it was a great way to prepare for next weekend's sprint triathlon. It is my 2nd, but my first in open water. I got there in plent... Read more
Climbing the Hill
Friday, April 29, 2011      14 comments

My bike ride was incredible! First of all, I was surprised that the other riders weren't more friendly. I got there about 25 minutes early & am kind of shy so just stood around. Nobody approached me for the longest time. Fnally, someone did. She... Read more
How do you talk 'self' out of food?
Thursday, April 28, 2011      12 comments

So, even though I've been having some incredible workouts lately, I have beempn blowing it when it comes to nutrition on this trip. I've had 1,000s of calories of sweets! And, then there were the chips & onion rings. Ugh! So, how do you tal... Read more
Today's Purpose: Speed!
Wednesday, April 27, 2011      4 comments

I had another great workout today. Still out of town in flooded Oklahoma, but the waters went down a lot today, I was able to get to the gym & could pay $5 for the day. My sil said the main teacher is fantastic, so I was planning on trying 2 of ... Read more

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