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Training Update: Here We Go, Again… Again

My neck is still a little twingey but we’ve agreed that if I keep traction-ing, icing, and PT-ing, I can get back to training. My goal is to get my IronFat event done by the end of May for several … Continue reading

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Finding the Funny in Triathlon

After a stilted attempt in 2010, I’ve been wanting to try comedy for a while now. And the amazing woman of Fatch – The Fat Sketch Comedy Group let me be a guest on their (sold out!) show New Year, … Continue reading

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4 Things You Should Never Say To A Fat Person At The Gym

It’s New Years, which means tons of people joining (or going back) to the gym. Of course, fitness, by any definition, is never an obligation or barometer of worthiness (running a marathon and watching a Netflix marathon are morally equivalent … Continue reading

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“Be Glad You Didn’t Race” and Other Reflections at the Beginning of Another Year of Triathlon Training

My coach texted me on his way back from IRONMAN Arizona (where he had a bunch of athletes racing) to joke with me – “Be glad you didn’t race” because the water was freezing and there was rain in the … Continue reading

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First Week Back In Training

My first week back was… a qualified success. My first workout back was on the bike trainer. Besides having lost my strength and stamina it went fabulously! Oh, and I’ve lost what Coach Steve indelicately calls the “butt callouses.” Which … Continue reading

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Starting Over. Yet Again.

My neck is way, way better. I’m still having little issues moments of pain, but no more pain shooting down my arms when I cough, and no more pins and needles across my back and down my arms if I … Continue reading

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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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