Monthly Archives: November 2014

Week 6 in Review

It is once again Sunday evening, the close of another training week. It is the last week of November, which is also witness to that terrific holiday: Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is not a holiday about food. It is not a holiday … Continue reading

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Citius – Altius – Fortius

Faster. Higher. Stronger. (cue music) The Olympic motto. These very words conjure up images of strong, fast, agile men (and maybe women) of omnipotent ability. Of men and women who are supremely physically conditioned, going into battle and sprinting around tracks. … Continue reading

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The Week’s End

It is Sunday evening, just past the 6pm hour, and I’m (not-so-)patiently waiting for the oven to declare its contents (lasagna!) ready for consumption. I had a good workout on the trainer today, and I immediately followed it up with … Continue reading

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The Morning Run

Thursdays are usually my swim day, but since my beloved YMCA pool is closed until December 1st for repairs and maintenance, I had to adjust my schedule. Today was either going to be another trainer day, or, if I was … Continue reading

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Bad Days

I am going to make a confession. Sometimes, I have a bad day. Yes, I really do have them. And yes, they really do happen to everyone. But bad days are only as bad as you make them out to … Continue reading

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The Annoying Fly

‘Tis the season for indoor work. Specifically – time on the indoor bike trainer. This has never been a favorite activity of mine, because going no where on a bike is significantly less exciting than being outdoors with bountiful scenery … Continue reading

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With Gratitude

It is of great importance that I initiate this blog with a note of gratitude, of dedication to the people that have made all of this possible. I would not be registered for an Ironman had it not been for … Continue reading

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