Category Archives: Ironman Training

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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Freak Out!

O.M.G. Yesterday will go down as one of the most SHOCKING days of my life (right up there with the day I found out I was expecting TWO babies instead of the most likely ONE!). As many of you know, … 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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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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Oldie and Moldy

Cannot believe I am going to share this crazy story with you. Anyone who knows me well, understands how my fridge and pantry operate.  Personally, I have a very low threshold for anything old or moldy.  My hubby will be … Continue reading

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