Category Archives: friends

Thinking Out Loud

Just some random and rambling thoughts about a few things that I have come across lately… “You are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with”. I had never heard this phrase (or concept) before the last few weeks and now it seems … Continue reading

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ITU World Championships – Race Report

Guess what?! I raced again! And this was a BIG one! Somewhere in the craziness of prepping for Nationals, then moving, going on vacation and trying to catch back up, I managed to forget to share one not-so-tiny bit of … Continue reading

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USAT Nationals: 3rd Time’s a Charm?

And just like that, over a month has gone by and I haven’t recapped the race, talked about the results or updated on what the heck I am doing over here. AND in that time, apparently I let my domain name … Continue reading

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USAT Nationals Goals & Stuff

This Saturday, for the 3rd year in a row, I will be racing at USAT Nationals in Milwaukee. Like the last 2 years, I spent the fall, winter and spring running only and picked up tri training after my spring goal … Continue reading

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Shout Out: Seacret Minerals from the Dead Sea

Way back in early February when we were still dealing with the frozen tundra of Chicago winter, we spent Super Bowl weekend snowed in at our friends, Eric and Shannon’s house. While we were there, Shannon and I talked about the new venture that … Continue reading

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USAT Nationals Week 6: Best Week Yet!

7 weeks until USAT Nationals This week was almost the exact opposite of the previous week. I was able to get in all the workouts, including a legit (for me) long bike AND and open water swim! And maybe, just maybe I … Continue reading

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USAT Nationals Week 5: Move Week #2 – Derailed

8 weeks until USAT Nationals The final week of the move was not nearly as successful (from a workout standpoint) as the first week. In fact, the week was so busy that I never even really got around to planning … Continue reading

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