There are plenty of articles that are terrific (and will list a few below) about insomnia. This piece is not to talk about good sleep hygiene, sleep culture in the US, or to go over what professionals are already saying.  Rather, it’s my story, and how, after reading articles and listening to podcasts, I put … More Insomnia

Muncie 70.3

This was the third year in a row I’ve done Muncie 70.3. I enjoy this race…the location (corn fields!!), that it’s well run, and it’s the one place I’ve broken 5 hours (2015). It’s also a race near where my parents live and they made the journey to join us. Before the race I was … More Muncie 70.3


I was ready. But sometimes…it’s a bad day. And mine was. I actually took all the changes and modifications before the race in stride. I was ready to race. It didn’t faze me. At first I was worried about all the turns on the modified bike course but I accepted them (and practiced before hand … More IMTX

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