Tag Archives: Racing Weight Cookbook

Breaking Foot

Because I wouldn’t be me if I didn’t get hurt during a big race. Yup, I have the wee beginnings of a stress fracture on the outside of my left foot a la the half marathon. One week after my glorious domination, … Continue reading

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Autumn Tom-Foolery

Hello, world! It seems like ages since I last blogged. My stars, so much has been going on since late August! Between kicking off the new school year, planning my sister’s baby shower, dealing with a flooded basement, and all of the other minutia … Continue reading

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Eighteen and counting!

Yup, only 18 days until the opening ceremonies of The Gay Games in Cleveland and 19 until the sprint triathlon. I am so freaking excited! Sure, I’ve been racing all season with a mix of swimming events, one sprint triathlon, and a … Continue reading

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Happy, Happy, Joy, Joy!

Three weeks ago I made a promise to myself to relax and have fun while training and racing, and I can easily say today that I have done just that. I haven’t felt this good about working out or racing … Continue reading

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Big fat wads of nothing!

So my sinus infection/head cold took total control of my body; I didn’t do a single workout. I decided to rest and not push myself since the last time I tried to train through  a cold, the obnoxious virus stuck … Continue reading

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Embrace the suck (W5 of base-building)

During my recovery last week, I definitely slacked off a little, but I had every intention of picking that up this week. Intention is the key word here. Actually, the week started off great but unfortunately it did not end … Continue reading

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Recovery…and some slacking. (W4 of base building)

When Gale Bernhardt planned this recovery week, I’m sure she didn’t also plan for athletes to rearrange their schedules and straight up not do some of the training. Yeah…I’m that girl. To be fair, I had planned on participating in … Continue reading

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