Category: Triathlon

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From Dengue Fever to a Full Marathon in 3 Months!

Here’s a little Throwback and Transformation Story for you. This picture was last June. I had just contracted Dengue Fever in Bali and had an excruciating 36 hours flying home sicker than I’ve ever been in my life. I spent 90% of the flight laying in the airplane bathroom because I was too weak to…




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Ironman Wisconsin Training Update!

Training Update! Well since I got home from Amsterdam in late October and then family in town for almost two weeks at Thanksgiving I feel like training has been GOOD but not GREAT. It comes as no joke that 2016 kicked my ass physically and didn’t play out the way I anticipated going into the…




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Ironman Arizona … One Year Later

I’m sitting here under a full moon. It is SO bright and shining through the window of my favorite room. I am sitting cozy in my favorite chair snuggled in a soft and warm blanket. I can hear the soft music playing in the room next door. My babies have been kissed, backs tickled and…




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Week 1 … Journey to Ironman #2

Well guys! I know I am crazy to start thinking of Ironman this soon BUT since I don’t have anything to really be training for, I am going to jump back into the Tri World of Swim, Bike and Run and call it Ironman Training! Haha! So I am 313 days out and it will…




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Day 16: The “one who got away” Myth

Day 16! Marathon Training One month out from the Amsterdam Marathon!!!!! I can’t believe it is almost here! My training hasn’t been perfect but it has been consistent. I have a few more big weeks of long runs left and then I guess I will taper at some point, Ha! I haven’t followed a training…




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Day 14: Who INSPIRES Me?

Monday Morning I was extremely tired. I had VERY little sleep and a lot of driving the past weekend. Between my birthday, early sunrise running, Soccer Mom life, a 1:50am wake up to get to Madison for the Ironman, the screaming and hot sun all day, ect, ect, ect …. No complaints. It was a…




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Steelhead 70.3 … Cheering with my Son

This weekend I went to Benton Harbor, Michigan on Sunday to cheer at Steelhead 70.3. I did this race last year and had a total blast so was excited to get back. It involved a 2:30am wake up call in order to get there before the gun went off and the time change didn’t help!…




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