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And My Dear…I’m Still Here

Hey all! I’m still here training – just haven’t been blogging much. I actually blogged last week and I was wondering why I didn’t get any comment notifications through my e-mail. So when I came to post this week I … Continue reading

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A Slow Fall Into Soft Dirt

First, I’m going to take a moment to truly appreciate my partner, Julianne. She has been unendingly supportive of this journey in every possible way, many of which were drawn into sharp relief when she took an extended trip to … Continue reading

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Five Months To Go

I’ve got about five months until IRONMAN Arizona on November 24th. I thought this might be a good time to take stock of things. The short answer is, I still can’t go far enough fast enough to make the time … Continue reading

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The Streak Is Broken

I got a stomach bug this week and ended up having to miss some swims and a bike and modify several other workouts. Since I felt the absolute worst when I woke up, a part of the modification was to … Continue reading

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I Miss Running At Night

Saturday Long Run/Walk Down to the beach for another long run. It’s still weird to be there in the daylight when it’s super crowded, and I miss working out late at night. Not just because there’s no sun (though that’s … Continue reading

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The Everything Went Wrong Swim

Tuesday Long Bike Ride I tried a different trail that has access to bathrooms. These rides are getting long and squat-peeing by the side of a trail that is fully visible to people in several directions does not sound like … Continue reading

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A Really Bad, No Good, Seriously Terrible Run

Sunday Bike Speedwork This ride is a long warm-up, a series of very long intervals with rests in between, and then a cool down. Honestly, it’s my favorite of the three weekly bike workouts. It’s outside which is awesome because … Continue reading

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