Well it’s been a hot minute, hasn’t it? Y’all, thank you for sticking with me. Not long after my last post I was dealt some more nasty news on the athletic front. I’ve been battling hip pain for several years now, and with my insurance coverage about to go *poof* when the divorce was finalized, … Continue reading I have a confession to make…
I’m not a big New Years Resolution fan. Instead, I like to choose a word of the year. A mantra, if you will. This year I chose the word “Do.” Because I am business minded but also have a creative mind, I tend to have a lot of ideas and half starts to things but … Continue reading Thank you, Triathlon
This week I wanted to cover something a little more serious and very important for athletes to know: Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolisms, commonly known as blood clots. Fellow Betty teammate Jess Lehman has battled DVT and PE for four years and has become an advocate for the Stop the Clot initiative run by … Continue reading Stop The Clot!
This past weekend I had the honor of watching friends and teammates compete in Ironman Oceanside 70.3. It was so much fun to cheer my heart out for others competing, and it’s something that I don’t get to do very often since I’m usually on the other side of the fence! It’s not always easy … Continue reading Triathlon Spectating Like a Boss
When I tell people that I do triathlons, 90% of them respond like this: “My cousin/sister/boss/accountant did an Ironman.” Or like this: “That’s the race they do in Hawaii, right?” Sigh. Then I have to launch into my explanation of how there are different distances of triathlon, and that long-distance races are just one option, … Continue reading Can I have a soap box moment?