Category Archives: Inspiration

Eat to Beat Cancer with Your Fork

The month of October is flying by!  Cannot believe it is almost half over already and we are only 15 days from Halloween, 37 days from Thanksgiving, and 70 days from Christmas!  As I continue to reflect during Breast Cancer … Continue reading

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Passionate About Pink – The Battle is Back On

Well, as most of you know, unless you are living under a rock, in a cave, or without an ounce of modern technology, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  According to the America Cancer Society there were an estimated 230,480 … Continue reading

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The Run and Crossing the Finish Line

Most of the humor of my IM day occurred during the swim and bike.  The run was bit more tough, although I met some great friends along the way. The first 7 miles of the run where surprisingly tolerable for … Continue reading

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This Will Make You Laugh

It’s been one week since I crossed the finish line and became an Ironman. Thankfully, I’ve been feeling mostly great with very little pain – just some muscle fatigue. My blistered feet have healed beautifully and I made it to … Continue reading

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My First Taste of 40 – I Am an Ironman!

In less than two weeks, in eleven days to be exact, I will be celebrating a milestone birthday that will bring me into another big decade – my 40’s.  I’m having a bit of a difficult time accepting the fact … Continue reading

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10 Days and Counting

Cannot believe it is only 10 days until I attempt my first (and probably last, well, the last one I will ever swim in Lake Michigan) Ironman 70.3.  Twenty weeks ago, when I started my training program, race day, Sunday, … Continue reading

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My Little Bump in the Road – Had a Little Accident

For almost 15 weeks now, I have been moving through my Ironman Training without too much excitement and pain (very thankful for that).  However, everything changed last week as my 3 lovely, little boys got out of school 🙂 All … Continue reading

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An Update on Molly and her B.C. Battle

Since some of you know my friend Molly, who was diagnosed with breast cancer a couple years back, and you often ask how she is doing, I thought I would do a blog post to share Molly’s update with all … Continue reading

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Tell All Tuesday

Someone mentioned that it’s “Tell All Tuesday” today so I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to come clean about a few things. So my “pretty preparation” and personal hygiene habits have taken a dramatic shift as I have … Continue reading

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My Green Thumb Gets Muddy

Welcome to this wonderful spring in Wisconsin!  I’m loving the balmy 50-60 degree days and all this rain is a real treat too.  Well, for those of you who may not know me so well, that is a little taste … Continue reading

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