As I sit here eating cheddar and caramel popcorn I wonder how I ran a marathon a little over 2 weeks ago… Anyway. I wasn’t sure how my body was going to feel going into the run. As soon as I started running I realized how happy I was to be off the bike but… Continue reading Ironman Lake Placid: Run
I feel like the mount area in a triathlon is always a little crazy. You have people that have no idea what they are doing which can lead to some chaos! When I got to the mount line I stayed to the left to avoid being run over by any athletes that were in a… Continue reading Ironman Lake Placid 2015: Bike
Elyssa and I tried to push our way to the 1:00-1:10 swim group. Unfortunately there were so many people it was exhausting just trying to sneak between people. Finally we settled somewhere in the 1:10-1:20 group. We didn’t want to fight anymore, plus, our time started when we crossed the start line anyway. The National… Continue reading Ironman Lake Placid 2015: Swim
This race re-cap is going to start with the night before Ironman Lake Placid. I went out to dinner with Mark, my mom and dad, and my friend Derk. I know that some people get whacky about what they eat the night before a race but I’ve discovered that a good old burger and fries… Continue reading Ironman Lake Placid 2015: Pre-Race
I had an appointment with my orthopedic doctor yesterday. I love my doctor and his office. The appointments are always quick and efficient. I waited probably ten minutes and then was called for my appointment. Doctor did x-rays right away. There was nothing alarming on my tibia, but there was a little something (not sure… Continue reading Registration Transfered
I am finally getting a chance to sit down and write about the rest of my week and weekend. By Friday my foot was still hurting. It felt a little better, but still a lot of pain when walking barefoot. My wedges gave me relief, but that’s about it. I have also had some pretty… Continue reading Stubborn and Stupid are First Cousins
I have toyed with the idea of writing a blog. I am a huge fan of twenty-five plus healthy living and fitness related blogs. I have been on Instagram for a while and have “met” a lot of great people. My cousin actually told me that I should start a blog so that I can… Continue reading Foot Strain and My First Post!