Health and Fitness

Drumroll, Please

You know that I hate the whole "New Year's Resolution" thing, right? I do. I really do. I gave up on making resolutions years ago. This has not, however, stopped me from lining out my fitness and mileage goals for the year. For whatever reason, "goal" and "resolution" are completely separate in my brain. One… Continue reading Drumroll, Please

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Health and Fitness

Checking In & Other Such Nonsense

How is it the first of September already?? This year is just flying by! As I have planned out my Fall races and workout plans, I have taken stock of where I stand on my annual distance goals and find that I am falling short. With my races this fall, I should have no trouble… Continue reading Checking In & Other Such Nonsense

Health and Fitness, Iron Cowboy

Sometimes You’re The Windshield

Sometimes you're the bug. Yesterday? Bug! Definitely bug! Had a really, really tough run last night. Not physically tough, but mentally. I ended up cutting my run short, going home to do yoga, and get out of my own head-space. Sometimes my head-space is my worst enemy. Tonight I'll go for a bike ride so… Continue reading Sometimes You’re The Windshield

Biking, Health and Fitness, Iron Cowboy, Running, Swimming

And Thus It Begins

On December 26th I began the journey towards training for my Iron Cowboy. Building up workout minutes. Building up mileage. Building up seat resistance to the horrid saddle on my bike. Building up strength to withstand the grueling training that I'm about to embark on. Ten weeks later, I have reached my official "Start training… Continue reading And Thus It Begins