This momming thing sucks donkey butt sometimes. My first son is now fourteen. He is also severely ADHD. Right now WE are all battling his ADHD, immaturity, hyperactivity, hormones/puberty and anything else you care to throw in that toilet of teenagerdum(b). (Yes, I've decided Webster's words aren't accurate enough to convey my thoughts so I'm… Continue reading Ride to Escape the Cesspool of Teenagerdum(b)
I am signed up for the TriGator Super Sprint that takes place in two weeks. Why? Because I'm crazy as hell apparently. The Super Sprint is a 250 meters swim, a 3.4 mile bike ride, and a 1.1 mile run. Totally doable. I think it will be a good prep for the sprint I am… Continue reading Putting It All Together: Swim-Bike-Run
It was run day. I had to go to the office and work a little first. Blah. However, when I was done there I was like a kid at recess time as I busted out the door to go for a run. Wha???? Whoa! That was me! Me? Clearly my body has been invaded by… Continue reading I Run. Sort of.
Great ride this morning! It was sunny and 73 degrees. I rode a little over ten miles today and I am loving this cycling thing! I am about eight weeks in to this training thing. I have determined that in the swim, bike, run line up the bike is my favorite. Other than the fact… Continue reading Swim, Bike, Run? I like the Bike Best…so far.
First day back from vacay running? Check! It's another beautiful day and 85 degrees. I am loving it!! I wanted to ease back in so I alternated walking and running every quarter mile for 1.10 mile. I'll build back up slowly to avoid injury, and frustration. I had my faithful companion with me, Sirius XM… Continue reading On the road again…
My husband and I took our kids up to North Carolina for their first skiing adventure. They had a blast!! Mark and I skied together the first day and then we all joined together for some snow fun. I took a total of two days off training to pack and travel, skied three days, and… Continue reading Back in the Saddle After Skiing
It's swim day. I am overjoyed. I have some new things in my arsenal: a swim snorkel, ear plugs, and a nose clip. These items join my googles and swim cap, affectionately referred to as a shower cap by my husband. Hee hee. He's a funny guy. Because I am so tense and cannot get… Continue reading How much equipment does a swimmer need?