Category Archives: Sports

Doting on Distraction

There is no doubt that there sure are many distractions in the world these days: Work, Family, Media, Communication, Errands, Laundry, Gardening, House Maintenance, Fitness, Health. You may roll your eyes at some of those – what do you mean … Continue reading

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The Zen of the Zone

In training, as in life, a lot is made of the concept of ‘being in the zone’. I first came to know and appreciate this early in life, playing team sports. Usually, ‘the zone’ was attained when some sort of … Continue reading

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Do or Do Not – There is no Try (~Yoda)

It was a quasi-late night last night and my eyes were heavy, as the first rays of sunlight began to trickle through the blinds, and the construction workers, kind enough to wait until 7:15 began their continual daily pounding erecting … Continue reading

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Racing Reflections

So, it has been a week since I completed my third Sprint Triathlon and I have had some space and time to adjust to my less-than-stellar performance. I have read a few great articles in the interim, as well as … Continue reading

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Of Sea Turtles and Rainbows….

  Two alarm clocks were not needed for the 3:30 a.m. wake-up call on Sunday morning. I was wide awake and raring to go by 3:20. I jumped out of bed and ate a granola bar while I awaited the … Continue reading

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Honolulu Hello

The Honolulu Sprint Triathlon was my third Tri in 8 months. The first one in August of 2011 felt the best to me, even though I really had no idea what I was doing. From there, somewhere my expectations had … Continue reading

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Color me Beautiful

  THE COLOR RUN has been making its way across North America for the past year, stopping in various cities and raising money for local charities. It arrived in Seattle on May 13, 2012 and we made the trek South, … Continue reading

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Training my Trainer

So here we are entering a brand new Triathlon Season and still I remain steadfast in my resolve to do EVERY thing solo! I mean, don’t get me wrong, I absolutely LOVE participating in the race with my Tri buddies, … Continue reading

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Ride, baby, Ride

I have been an avid cyclist now for about 5 years! I have logged countless days, hours and minutes on my Specialized Allez Sport. I have ridden at all hours of the day, alongside strangers, friends, lovers and solo. I … Continue reading

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The Hard Hard Sun

I hit the pool hard today for the first time since my last Triathlon back in early September. I had wanted to go swimming on several occasions but just couldn’t quite bring myself to do it. I would have my … Continue reading

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