Florida 70.3

Pre – Race This is the third time I have raced this race. It holds a special place for me. I raced it the first year it was held in Haines City. And you can tell the people there want you to have a good experience. I have seen improvements to the Lake Eva community … More Florida 70.3

NYE Swim 2015

For the third year in a row I arrived at Dynamo EARLY to start swimming at about 4 am and get in 10k to close out 2015, and celebrate the New Year. This event continues to grow in popularity with 76 people swimming this year. Not everyone did 10k, but everyone did a distance that … More NYE Swim 2015


Just this past spring, Carlos and I renovated the kitchen in our condo, sold it, and bought a new home. I was talking with Carlos last night, just awed that it was less than a year ago we had remodeled our previous kitchen. Buying our new home was one of the most stressful things I … More Home

Ironman Lousiville

I thought this was going to be short, but I realized that since I am racing IMLOU in 2016 I may be adding a lot of details for next year. I’ll try to be generous with the white space. We left on the Thursday before, and to my happiness, I actually slept both Thursday and … More Ironman Lousiville

About a Muscle

I never expected to have the tri season I have had so far this year.  In fact, if you asked me in January, I wasn’t even expecting to race at all. So the fact that I have raced 3 half iron races and been better for each one has me over the moon. If you … More About a Muscle

Muncie 70.3

Muncie 70.3 was a late addition to my schedule. I like the race, and had been doing well. So….in looking for a warm up race for IM Louisville it was between Muncie and Lake Logan. I chatted with Matthew (my coach) and considering scheduling and life, we opted for Muncie. As things progressed in the … More Muncie 70.3

Raleigh 70.3

Swim Per the plan I started off quickly. Since I did a warm up swim earlier, I had no anxiety, no moments of having to catch my breath. I just felt strong and steady – I enjoyed this swim. Most of the swim was clear, and I wasn’t really bumped, kicked and shoved. Two races and … More Raleigh 70.3