Category Archives: swimming

And then I tapered.

Since I didn’t start writing about my training until peak week, taper came really quickly ūüôā Well, at least in the context of blogging about it… Actually, in truth, this training cycle has gone by pretty quickly overall. It might … Continue reading

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Comparing Me to…Me

I have spent a lot of time this training cycle looking back at my training leading up to¬†Beach to Battleship in 2012. Yeah, yeah, I know.¬†Comparison is thief of joy. Never compare yourself to your former self.¬†I get it and … Continue reading

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How was Peak Week?

Since I made #thereturn to the Internet smack dab in the middle of peak week, I thought I would talk a little about what it looked like and how it went. As I mentioned in my race recap, the original … Continue reading

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Rumpass in Bumpass Olympic Triathlon

The Background I think it is important in triathlon to do¬†“tune-up” race before my A-race of the season. It’s a good way to remember how to play triathlon again (how do I set up transition? where is that wetsuit?) and … Continue reading

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Still Alive

Hello? Is anyone still there? Somehow I doubt it, but since I have felt this strange urge to write again lately, I dug through my links and found my way back here. Honestly, I thought I had retired this space. … 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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