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 […]
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 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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]