In 14 years of racing triathlons, I’ve NEVER not completed a portion of a race. It’s been 21 months since my last triathlon and I’m trying to give myself some grace after the sheer shock and disappointment as this completely blindsided me. For this race, Pleasant Prairie Triathlon, I felt ready. I dropped from the […]
Here is part 2 of an interview series I did about being a triathlete.Thank you to Something Wonderful Videos, Honey Stinger, Chicago Athlete Magazine, Infinity Multisport, and USA Triathlon.
With all the preparation for school-aged children to not have school for the upcoming weeks, businesses closing temporarily, people working from home, many may find themselves isolated and unsure of how these coming days will be. As a result of COVID-19, I’m already seeing and hearing people dreading and being uneasy about the idea of […]
Check out below for part 1 of an interview series I did about being a triathlete. Thank you to Something Wonderful Videos, Honey Stinger, Chicago Athlete Magazine, Infinity Multisport, and USA Triathlon.
Well, in 3 days it will be done. At the end of October, I embarked on the challenge of not drinking coffee for the month of November. Not that I’m an obsessive coffee drinker, I wanted to reset my body. Over the last few months, I noticed an increase in my coffee drinking. It’s funny […]
Escape To Miami Triathlon turned out to be my first race I’m not sure how to feel about. I mean the event was well run, organized, a great race and heck..it was in Miami. It was my personal experience and performance that I’d have to say was a whirlwind literally and figuratively. Throughout the weekend, […]
Sunday, June 23rd was Olympic Day, which celebrates getting active and living the Olympic values…we work, we play, we dream, of a better self, or a better world. And in realizing that it also kicked off National Triathlon Week, it was a fitting day for me to race the Pleasant Prairie Olympic Triathlon. Being the […]
“It’s just those rainy days…til the sun comes out and shines again…” – Mary J. Blige ft. JaRule. When this song came on on the ride back to Chicago, I had to burst out laughing! Yes, indeed it was a rainy day. I must say that the usual build up til my first outdoor triathlon […]
Well, I guess it’s that time. For the last week or so, it’s been increasingly on my mind…oh, how 4 years can seem like only 4 days or 4 minutes… There are certain visuals and emotions from then that are permanently seared in my mind & heart. Though I think of my dad very often, […]