Changes

As 2017 begins, it is a perfect time to reconsider how I’m using this blog and to plan my fitness for the year. Gym Membership Scott and I have been members at many gyms during our almost 19 year marriage. At almost every place we’ve lived, our first stop was to find a place to […]

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Cayuga Lake Triathlon 2015

Family Fan Club The CLT tops my list for favorite events. Located just 3 miles from my house in the beautiful Taughannock Falls State Park, it is a beautiful location. It’s a time to see so many people I know out on the course! Friends, fellow Finger Lakes Running and Triathlon Company ambassadors, and of course my […]

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Time to Tri!

Only 3 days remain until the Cayuga Lake Triathlon. I’ve been in the lake 14 times since July 2nd. Prior to that I took an entire year of Total Immersion swim lessons with Shane Eversfield. During my self declared, “year of the swim” I’ve made new friends, learned to embrace the lake, and I’ve dramatically […]

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1st Group Swim

The CLT is fast approaching, and Anne, Katie and I found a night for our first group swim. We met at my house and then we drove down to Kathey’s to give it a go. I’ve been alternately dreading and looking forward to this. I’ve had several successful solo lake swims, but something about swimming with […]

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Lake Swim #4 – Success!

Time Pressure On Tuesday July 7th Elizabeth and her friend Alana wanted to kayak for me. Xander was again at his grandparent’s pool enjoying the warm weather we’ve been having. We had just over an hour to squeeze in a 4th lake swim for me. My goal with this swim was to start at the […]

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Lake Swim #3

After finding moderate success swimming in the lake the day prior, I was eager to get right back in. After all, even with my moderate success I was very far from anything “tri worthy” in the lake. Last year, I panicked near the first or 2nd buoy and flipped over to my back. I ended […]

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Tri for the Y

May 3, 2015 The last time I did the Tri for the Y Elizabeth was 7 years ago. It was 39 degrees and rainy. The kids were little, and Scott’s dad came to watch them in the morning as we groggily at our breakfast before heading out to the event. An event of this distance was a HUGE […]

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