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My friend warned me that once you buy one bike, you start to form a collection. I didn’t believe him, but he was right. I purchased my first nice bike for the Pumpkinman Half Ironman and thought that was it. Here I am about a year later, and I realized that I didn’t want to ride my bike anywhere that I had to lock it up outside. I didn’t mind riding to work and home … [Continue reading]
You might be thinking that it is crazy that my hips are still giving me problems. But looking back on my training, I realized that there were a few reasons why I ended up where I am today. I had thought after the Pumpkinman Half Ironman training I could go straight into full gear of Boston Marathon training like I had for other marathons. Since I hadn’t experienced any injuries prior to this, I was … [Continue reading]
I had to get a morning workout in yesterday if I wanted to make it to my friend’s happy hour celebration. So what did I do? I set an ambitious goal of making the Back Bay Yoga 6:15 am Forrest yoga class with Kathy Tarnoff. But hey-looks like I made it! I did almost fall back asleep as I was laying on my mat before class but I managed to force myself to stay awake … [Continue reading]
Dave always teases me that I have one expensive ornament in our hallway (where my bike lives ever since the Pumpkinman Half Ironman). I give him some ‘tude back and asked with a sad face, “Are you trying to make me feel bad about my hips?” Last time I tried biking for a few days, my hip muscles tightened up a lot. I think I’ll be better now that I’ve strengthened my hips and … [Continue reading]
As a new year begins, it’s always good to look back on the year and think of all that you have accomplished and some of your favorite memories. This is what I am going to do with you today!
I completed Boston Marathon 2012 in 90 degree weather. I had a tough time training for this race and it was also tough realizing that I may have to run this marathon for fun and … [Continue reading]