"Location. Location. Location." A frequently used phrase that most often refers to real estate. Lately it has meant far more to me. Being at the right place at the right time. (rarely, though I wish it would happen more) Being at the wrong place at the right time. (this is my specialty and I learn... Continue Reading →

Every Second Counts

As I have shared many times over on this blog, I believe living each day to the fullest is my chosen path to finding joy in this life I am blessed to be living. Seize the day. I also do not want to waste a moment and I am learning more and more just how... Continue Reading →

An Aquatic Day

After five days in a row of running, today was an off day. Of course I chose to cross train and I swam. My legs are feeling the fatigue from running 15 miles of rolling hills yesterday, so a swim was a nice break for my legs. This morning I swam 3,000 meters with the... Continue Reading →

Up To Pace

Last night my trainer emailed me my running plan for the month of September. Next week marks twelve weeks until the California International Marathon (CIM for short). I have two days of full rest after my triathlon before my running plan builds up. She set it to gradually build up so I will have time... Continue Reading →

My Mantra Is Working

Believe. That is my mantra. I chose it because frankly I have trouble sometimes believing that I am enough. That I have the ability, that I am able to swim, cycle, and run faster. Oh and many more remains on the list, but for now I am sticking to triathlon. My workouts the past week... Continue Reading →

Cycling is Believing

Today was a perfect day for a long bike ride. While it was sunny, the temperature was very mild, just under 70 when I left my home to meet my training partner to ride. She started at the north end of the road along the river and I live 6 miles from the south end.... Continue Reading →

From Head to Heart

I completed the second of two swimming time trials this morning. My friend suggested I do it to see what level I am at and to set a benchmark from which to improve. Last Friday was to measure my fastest 100 meters. Today was to time a 1500 meter swim. To warm up I did... Continue Reading →

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