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6.1.14… “I’m training”

Training, for what, exactly? I talk a lot in my blog posts about training – training for upcoming races, developing training plans, throwing training plans out the window…but I don’t feel disciplined about it at all.The reality is, I have a lot of races that I want to do, that are all very different, and … Continue reading

March 31 – April 6, 2014: Weekend Round-Up

Well, this was definitely a successful weekend, and a (mostly) successful work week! Here’s what made it a successful week: No mental breakdowns at work, or after work Successful inspection of our pending new home Found and purchased the perfect wedding dress (without any tears!) Three of the five work days included at least one … Continue reading

3.16.14 Indoor Triathlon!

Dylan and I did our indoor triathlon today. For both of us, it was our first time doing an indoor triathlon – it was Dylan’s first EVER, and my third triathlon that I’ve done. The YWCA of Minneapolis hosted the event, and provided three different lengths: Mini-Sprint: 400-yard swim/8-mile bike/1-mile run Sprint: 500-yard swim/10-mile bike/2-mile … Continue reading

2.27.14 Today and Yesterday’s WOD

Yesterday – Wednesday (2/26/14) I had an alarm mishap. I set it. Don’t get me wrong. I definitely turned it on. I didn’t change it. So it was set for 6:00am, not 5:00am. Which makes me think – when did I wake up at 6am recently? We’ve been using Dylan’s alarm for so long I … Continue reading

2.25.14 Workout of the Day (WOD)

Used this morning to do a run through of the indoor triathlon distances Dylan and I are going to do in a month or so (once we sign up) and to do a quick lift circuit (since it’s been awhile). The indoor triathlon has three distances, and Dylan and I are going to do the … Continue reading

2014 Race Calendar

While not set in stone, this is what I’m shooting for this year. Having this written down will put me more into a “training” mindset and less of an “exercise because I have to” mindset! Other thing I’ve learned: I need to get a new bike, ASAP! DONE: 1/19/14 Sunday: UM Icebreaker Swim Meet 1/26/14 … Continue reading

Saturday: Post-Triathlon

Replace “run” with “international distance triathlon,” and this picture then sums up how I am feeling right now. But I finished, so that’s all that matters.

Triathlon tomorrow!

I know it’s been a few weeks since my last update but it’s been a busy two weeks getting used to the new job, the new commute, and the boy moving in. Last time I posted I know I talked about a big brick that I did, and that ended up being my last big … Continue reading