Monthly Archive: September 2008

50K, no way, really?

50K, no way, really?

I signed up for a 50K trail race today. Yea, you heard me, 50K. Like for some reason a marathon isn’t enough, and a marathon on trails isn’t enough. No, let’s try on 31...

Family Goals

Family Goals

One huge thing Troy and I have changed this year in our marriage is to incorporate some “family goals”. As I got more and more into the athletic world where goals are rampant, we...

Post Portland Blues?

Post Portland Blues?

Usually, a week after a big race…that I did well in…I get the blues. It happened last year after Nationals, it happened this year after Alcatraz, and I was fully expecting for it to...

Ahh Hah’s from success.

Ahh Hah’s from success.

Michelle, Barry and I after a trip to Trader Joes. I had a few ahh hah moments this past weekend. One major one happened when we were all sitting in the hot tub after...

USAT 2008 National Short Course Triathlon Championships

USAT 2008 National Short Course Triathlon Championships

All Photos Curtesy Eric Willis (AKA Dad) The days leading up to the race were some of the best I have had. Tyler, Michelle, Noell and I hung out and we all get along...

Portland Day 1

Portland Day 1

- Early AM flight with Michelle (PIC), guy with stinky breath next to me on plane who wanted to talk – Soduko during flight, I could really get addicted – Meet up with Noell...

Top 10 things I WILL miss about this part of the season

Top 10 things I WILL miss about this part of the season

10. Wearing sports bras and running shorts to train because the weather is so nice 9. Having oodles of races to look forward to 8. Talking to my coach every day about how things...

Top 10 Things I will NOT miss about this part of the season

Top 10 Things I will NOT miss about this part of the season

Yesterday was my last hard workout before Nationals. It’s the end of an era, just waiting to be topped off with a stellar race. As I was running errands this morning I was thinking...

National Championships

National Championships

Well, here they come. The National Championships for all us age groupers and pro’s that like the Olympic distance. I leave a week from Thursday and it’s getting down to the wire. Waves have...

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