“It’s all downhill from here” is a duplicitous phrase. It connotes both easy coasting ahead and some sort of decline. If someone yells it during a run race it’s hard to know whether they mean there are no hills ahead—which they only say if it’s a lie— or a general platitude like “You’re almost there!” It insinuates […]
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, […]
I was excited to share a little bit about my IVF journey with Women’s Running. Also, the reason why I won’t be racing at the IRONMAN World Championships this coming weekend. Check it out.
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 […]
In any goal oriented activity, it’s important to ask yourself what good looks like. When I was in the corporate world, this was a huge buzz phrase, we were constantly studying the habits of successful salespeople to find behaviors we could emulate. The process continues when you start working for yourself and is amplified […]
I have a confession to make, I’ve been secret training for an event. And not just an ordinary event, it’s a really long one. Longer than RAAM, or ultraman, or even the Tour. Training for this event is a little out of the ordinary compared to my usual two IRONMAN races a year. Instead, it […]