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Update, new goals and plan for this week...
Monday, July 20, 2009      9 comments

"Act now. For now is all you have." - Og Mandino I have been so bad about blogging this week. I feel better however my ITB has been bothering my quite a bit as of late. I know what I need to do I just need to do it! So this week it is ba... Read more
Triathlon # 4 results!
Monday, July 13, 2009      14 comments

"If you set a goal for yourself and are able to achieve it, you have won your race. Your goal can be to come in first, to improve your performance, or just to finish the race... Read more
Triathlon #3 results!
Monday, June 29, 2009      20 comments

I did it!!! I have just completed 3 triathlons in 29 days! I am super proud that I reached my goal and finished each race strong. My race today was good, I did well but my ru... Read more
99 Balloons. How precious life is....
Wednesday, June 24, 2009      11 comments

I watched this video this morning on the Today show and was moved so very much. I just wanted to share it with you. Every day we are blessed with is truly a gift from God! Make it a great day! Jen www.youtube.com/watch?v... Read more
Taking it easy today...I am SORE!
Friday, June 19, 2009      9 comments

Well I guess after the adrenaline wore off I started to feel the effects of my fall yesterday. Last night I started to feel stiff and bruised along the side of my body. This morning it is worse so I am going to do the smart thing and take it eas... Read more
What a bizarre but wonderful day!
Thursday, June 18, 2009      10 comments

Well I knew it was going to happen sooner or later and today I came face to face with my fear.....falling off my bike! I really do not know what happen, I would like to blame it on my new pedals and shoes but I think I over estimated the turn I ... Read more
A few motivating thoughts for today....
Tuesday, June 16, 2009      12 comments

As I was getting ready to workout this morning I once again found myself reading motivating quotes and watching my favorite inspiring sports videos to give me a much needed b... Read more
Training Schedule 6/15 - 6/21
Monday, June 15, 2009      5 comments

Monday - Day off ( yard/house work) Tuesday - Swim 3 x 300 m, Bike 10 miles, Run 3 miles, ST upper body Wednesday - Run/walk 90 minutes, ST legs/ core Thursday - Swim 1800 yards (1 mile), Walk 60 minutes, ST upper body Friday -Swim 3... Read more
Hysterical video!
Tuesday, June 09, 2009      9 comments

So for those of you who have done an open water swim of any kind in a triathlon, you know the first few minutes can be brutal. There is kicking and shoving all for the battle to claim your place in the water and to get ahead. Well after my swim ... Read more
Triathlon #2 results!
Monday, June 08, 2009      24 comments

I am happy to report that I did well and learned a great deal. I finished in 1:22 mins and placed 17/32 in my age group and I am happy with that considering there were some f... Read more
Triathlon results!
Monday, June 01, 2009      25 comments

I have spent so many days and nights thinking about the day I could say with pride, that I crossed the finish line strong! I have now reached this goal and I could not be happier. This day has been on my mind for some time. As some of you may kn... Read more
Last chance workout, my triathlon is in 3 days!!!
Thursday, May 28, 2009      16 comments

Today was my last workout before my race. I did not push things too hard but I somehow managed to have a fabulous brick workout along with a decent swim. I feel rested and prepared. Strong and focused. Encouraged and motivated! We are leav... Read more
Blessed to live another year!!
Wednesday, May 27, 2009      15 comments

Today was my birthday!!! I felt amazing, as if I was so blessed to have another year to do my best and reach for all I can. I drove home today along one of my routes that I train on and remembered an area along side of the road where there was a... Read more
Taking the day off....
Friday, May 22, 2009      3 comments

I am out shopping, resting and working in the garden today! I feel strange taking it easy now that I only have 10 days before my race, but I feel wonderful and I do not want to overdo things. It has been a long time since my knee has felt this g... Read more
Workout results 5/21
Thursday, May 21, 2009      4 comments

I am in good spirits today. My run was so much better than Tuesdays and my knee held up very well with my new Patella band I was wearing even though I ran with a few hills today! I am going to continue the running every other day from now until ... Read more

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