I think my husband is absolutely gorgeous and he likes me too. A lot. We've known each other since ninth grade so it doesn't seem possible that we will turn 53 this year. Yes, we're getting older but to each other I think we still see our younger selves. Others are clearly blind to our… Continue reading We Only Look Like Grandparents to Other People
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?
Today's run took me around the University of Florida campus. This is a beautiful place to run on an early Saturday morning. It's quiet and there are very few of those young, energetic, non-wrinkled people walking around. If I did the same run during the week I would have to jog over to Psychology for… Continue reading Running “Head Over Heels” at all times
I took this photo at the end of my ride. Do you know why I am smiling? Because I have a heavily padded, new pair of bike shorts on therefore I am feeling pretty good in the saddle! I am also wearing a happy face because I did not have to face the dreaded hill… Continue reading Sittin’ Pretty in My New Bike Shorts