Always Go

You’ve done it too. When your alarm innocently does its job to nudge you up and into your life you at 4:45am (ungodly hour but you have goals and a body that needs to move) you immediately consider sleep over cycling (or yoga, or swimming, or running). And therein lies the unfailingly present daily question:Continue reading “Always Go”

Gum doesn’t work.

With Ironman Chattanooga almost two weeks in my rear view, I hasten to document the experience of taking my body over 144.6 miles by water, by wheels, by feet. I am starting with thank you: God.  For blessing me with a healthy, mobile body and a heart for endurance. For the beautiful planet we inhabitContinue reading “Gum doesn’t work.”

Tales From Tour de Wintergreen

My teammates and I went to ironman camp over the weekend. The pic below is proof we survived. We are repping the Cameron K. Gallagher Foundation through the SpeakUp Race Team, an organization dedicated to erasing negative stigmas associated with teenage anxiety and depression and to providing help and hope through education and positive activitiesContinue reading “Tales From Tour de Wintergreen”

I got called out at yoga…

It wasn’t for anything good.  As a yoga teacher, I know it is disingenuous to rate the poses or practice as good, bad, or great. However I do not mind being told my down dog is the bomb or my camel, dancer, or pigeon pose is on point. The middle little girl in me still likesContinue reading “I got called out at yoga…”

Challenge Roth Race Report

That Time I Learned What I Already Know Warning: Long post, but 140.6 miles is a long way to go. Thanks for taking the time to read. A long time coming with purpose that cannot be over played, Challenge Roth 2016 in Germany was an epic adventure. My first full-distance triathlon, my first trip toContinue reading “Challenge Roth Race Report”

This is it

I am a little superstitious about pre-race reports. I love reading them, but as a writer I fancy better the total recall of race day. For now, some training moments. See you on the other side of 140.6 miles. Kampf Fertig Glauben