The Courage to Tri: Deirdre DeKock

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted one of these, but today I want to share a story from my beautiful friend and fellow athlete Deirdre DeKock. Here she shares her story in her own words, about how triathlon has helped her face obstacles big and small.  

The Courage to Tri: Marilia Brocchetto

Marilia Bocchetto has a successful career as a writer, editor, and producer for CNN. She is also a triathlete, having finished the NYC and Chicago Olympic triathlons as well as other sprint triathlons and running events. She has also had bariatric surgery and lost over 100 lbs in the process so far.   In 2014 […]

Egg Retrieval Race Report and 6 Ways Fertility is Like IRONMAN

Saturday night was the night before some of the biggest races of the year -Augusta, Chattanooga, Lake Lanier, Berlin and more. I was nervous, tense, and ready to push fast forward on the weekend. It felt like the night before my IRONMAN!   But while many of my athletes and friends from Atlanta Tri Club, Energy Lab, […]

The Courage to Tri: Kat Gurd

I've had some great interviews these past few weeks for The Courage to Tri. The Courage to Tri is my upcoming book which will be part inspiration and part how- to for women who are interested in crossing their first finish line. The inspiration piece will feature many women in our community who have overcome obstacles and [...]

Catching Up: On Turning 36 and #IM703WC

I can’t believe I’m actually 36. Does everyone say that?   It was only the other day that I was celebrating my 5th birthday at Chuckie Cheese. That was the biggest parenting win, because I still remember it as being my absolute favorite birthday.  Then I was 16, then 18, then 21. All birthdays that seem […]

Inside Tips to Rock IRONMAN Augusta 70.3

I enjoyed putting together this guide to IRONMAN Augusta 70.3. After all these years it’s still my favorite 70.3 How about you?   I think I’ve done Augusta in some form or fashion basically every year except one year when we went to Chattanooga instead. I have crushed it, PR’d it,  relayed it (pre- blog), and […]

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IVF Update: The 12 Steps of Freezing Your Eggs

Here’s the short version of the update. Egg retrieval attempt #1 was a bust, and it was frustrating. Now we’re about to start round 2!   The upside of having little response to the stimulation meds is I felt pretty fantastic the whole time. Not like run-a-marathon fantastic but my brain felt sharp and I almost […]