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Jellyfish In The Swim And Other Triathlon Atrocities

While I’m on exercise restriction and have even less to talk about in terms of my workouts, I thought I’d let you in on some parts of triathlon that I didn’t understand at all when I signed on. One of … Continue reading

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Pros and Cons of Staging My Own Iron-Distance Triathlon

In my post about staging my own race I mentioned that I had considered the pros and cons. That post was WAY too long as it was, so I saved them up for you for this post! THE CONS I’m … Continue reading

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Sorry I’m Not Home Right Now, I’m Walking Into Spider Webs

Currently with this neck injury I’m extremely restricted in the movement I’m allowed to do. I can do walks, some lower body weightlifting, and some work in the pool (not swimming, but running in deep water using an aqua belt … Continue reading

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Doing It My Way

I was a guest on Plus This! last night and I talked, (among other thing including the James Corden Mess and Weight Stigma Awareness Week,) about where I’m going with this IRONMAN journey. You can watch the show here! In … Continue reading

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Rehab Update

Monday was the worst I’ve felt since this neck injury recurrence – I had the quadfecta: pain, numbness, muscle weakness, limited range of motion. All because I had the unmitigated gall to thoroughly wash my hair instead of half-assing it … Continue reading

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A Pain In The Neck

Oh . Many of you will remember that the thing that started me on this project (of doing athletic activities that I’m not good at and are out of my comfort zone) was a neck injury that caused me not … Continue reading

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Should I Just Do This Naked?

I’ve been working for weeks with a company that does custom tri kits. I’m not going to name them because I think they are doing their best and trying to solve the problem (though it won’t be in time or … Continue reading

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