May 2015

FIVE DAYS until my first triathlon of the season! I think training buddy Brandi and I are ready… Well, I sure hope so! I’m curious to see how this race goes because I trained very differently for this event.   For my other races, I followed a training plan diligently and focused on swimming, running, and [...]


When It Rains

This weekend we escaped to Ocean Isle Beach.  I’ve never been to that part of the North Carolina shore before and was super excited for three days in the sun and sand.  I was doubly excited because we were going with a huge group of friends – a grand total of 10 adults and 11 [...]


Book a Week Catch-Up

Week 15:  At The Water’s Edge This book was written by Sara Gruen, who also wrote Water For Elephants.  “In this thrilling new novel from the author of Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen again demonstrates her talent for creating spellbinding period pieces. At the Water’s Edge is a gripping and poignant love story about a [...]


Feeling Fine

How is your week going? I can’t believe it’s already Thursday.  Time flies when you’re cooped up in the house with a sick kiddo (just kidding – time craaaawls when you’re cooped up in the house with a sick kiddo!).  Henry has a bad but quick cold at the beginning of the week, so we [...]


I have always obsessed with origami, but the art of folding paper falls into the category of “things I’d love to do but don’t have the time to figure out.” But remember when I told you all about my new computer, the Sprout? <—here’s my review of the immersive computer with two touchable workspaces.  Well, [...]


A big THANK YOU to everyone who participated in Ironman April.  It was so fun to see everyone’s completed training plans (<—hey, you could always do Ironman May if you are just now seeing this!). The winners were Jessica, Andrea, and Charlotte, and they all get a pair of Balega socks.   Per the usual, [...]


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The North Face . All opinions are 100% mine. Our big challenge in boot camp this week is an 800 meter row - that's half a mile on the rower! Oof. There are some pretty fit people in my boot camp because my time [...]


Ready to Weekend

It’s FRIDAY! HAPPY DANCE! Here’s to hoping we have a fabulous weather weekend!  It always seems to rain on the weekends that I really, really want to be outside… I’m doing a local Girls on the Run 5K race tomorrow!  I’m so excited because I haven’t experienced a GOTR 5K since I was a coach [...]

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