Compassion & Kindness

“Do we argue with each other ’til we both turn blue or find similarities in what we like and what we do?” Recently, there has been some serious bullying in the triathlon community– particularly against people like me. I have not directly received the bullying, but the comments being made could be extended to meRead more

70.3 Training Update: 5 Weeks to Go!

In just a little over a month, I will be competing in the Augusta 70.3 triathlon! It is hard to believe. Training has been going okay… definitely not great, but I suppose it could be worse. It has definitely been a challenge to manage training with all of the moving around I have done inRead more

Race Report: Annie Oakley Sprint Triathlon 2016

(I apologize if pictures aren’t formatted correctly. Although I have edited them, they seem to show up strangely on some devices. If you know how to fix this, please let me know.)  Well, I’m quite late on this race report (the race was in late June..), but there is no time like the present! This race wasRead more

April Recap, Favorites, & Highlights

(Disclaimer: I think a lot of the pictures will show up the wrong way if this is viewed on a mobile device. Sorry!) “April is the cruellest month.” In a lot of ways that I won’t get into here, it was, but when I look back it also had a lot of positives.   TheRead more

Last Week’s Workouts

I am proud of myself because I feel like I am getting back on track with my fitness and finally getting on track (maybe for the first time, really) with my nutrition! I’ve been doing a nutrition program this past month called Swim, Bike, Fuel, and it has been really helpful. More on that later!Read more

Race Report: Memphis in May Sprint Triathlon 2015

Sorry for the late update! This was my third triathlon ever, with a 1/3 mile lake swim, 12 mile bike, and 3 mile run. This is one of the oldest triathlons in the country. It had been held in Tunica for the past few years, but this year it relocated to Edmund Orgill Park inRead more

Race Report: Rebel Man Sprint Triathlon 2015

This is a little late… but better late than never, I suppose! On April 12, 2015 I competed in my second triathlon ever: the Rebel Man Sprint Triathlon in Oxford, MS. This race consisted of a 440 m pool swim, 22k bike, and 5.5k run. It is a smaller race, with a limit of 400Read more