Category: Living Simply

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Figuring Something Out

Whelp, December turned into one of the longest and hardest months I’ve had in the last 35 years. I spent a large part of it in bed, really unable to drag myself out on more...

Le Poudre

Le Poudre

Yesterday was one of the best all around days I’ve had in a long time. PIC Michelle and I went on a riding adventure. We headed out with Troy and Annie for SAG support...

My Top 10 Tricks for Crunch Time

My Top 10 Tricks for Crunch Time

If you train for Ironman distance races (or maybe for your first half Ironman) there seems to be a tipping point in the training where if you don’t have your act together, things start...

I’m Intense

I’m Intense

I just am. I’m intense. When I do something, I go all in. I push all my chips forward and say “double down”. It’s not that I’m risky. I’m just intense. So, in 2010...

Sacrifice

Sacrifice

As my training for Kona is winding down, I’m having more and more time to think about the experience thus far. I saw Chrissie Wellington out training yesterday. She was coming down the hill...

33 Day NO SUGAR Challenge

33 Day NO SUGAR Challenge

My friend Laurie over at “The Making of a Trophy Wife” blogged today about quitting sugar. I personally struggle with sugar and with indulgences, especially during training lulls, or stressful emotional times. When I...

Beyond The Epic Run

Beyond The Epic Run

Last Thursday I attended a pre-screening of the soon to hit theaters “Beyond the Epic Run”. Annie had come down with the sickies, so Troy agreed to stay home with her while I went....

100 Thing Challenge…errr 500??

100 Thing Challenge…errr 500??

Have you heard of the 100 Thing Challenge? I was reading around on one of my new favorite blogs: ZenHabits, and was clicking on tons of different posts and somewhere in there I clicked...

Core Concepts Sale

Core Concepts Sale

It just so happens that the same day I received my most recent Core Concepts order, they issued a fancy email with a 40% off sale on base layers. the coupon code for their...

Brenna Claire

Brenna Claire

Saturday night troy was up in Breck partying so Annie and I headed to dinner with friends Hillary, Ben, little Tana, and “the grandmas”. Hillary’s due date was the day before and we were...

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