This year I began a new nutrition plan called the Autoimmune Paleo Protocol or AIP. I’m doing this under the guidance of my general practitioner as well as a nutrition and health coach to I’ve got a lot of eyes on me! But why? Mostly because I am sick of being sick, if that makes […]Read More My AIP Plan
No other ride has such a special place in my heart! Full disclosure: I am the Society’s grassroots advocacy manager so I both ride for and work for the National MS Society. I get to manager the Society’s District Activist Leader program and our larger MS Activist Network and through this role I have come […]Read More Bike MS Chesapeake Challenge – 102 miles
My first 70.3 is in the books!! I made my own training plan based off of the “Ironfit” book and will share that in another post. I got a Garmin 935 halfway through training so I don’t have all the data I want – but I will next time! Pre-Race: Eagleman takes place on a […]Read More 2018 Ironman 70.3 Eagleman Race Recap
Do you have a mantra? Something you repeat in your head while you train or endure the hard stuff that just keeps you going? Sure…sometimes I am crying as I say it or maybe swearing as I say it… but some words just have the power to push you. What’s yours?? I thought I would […]Read More Mantras and Mental Games
When (I really wanted to say “if” but I am staying positive and fighting that) I cross that finish line in June one things will be really clear – I am NOT alone. Hundreds and hundreds of hours on the bike, in the pool, on the sidewalk or trail, and in my basement lifting weights […]Read More You’re Not Alone
Are you on of those triathletes just just jumps into the water and wings it for a sprint or Olympic distance tri? I am! One of the biggest pieces of feedback I got from the 3 coaches I met with before signing up for Ironman 70.3 Eagleman was…don’t do that! I’ll be in the base […]Read More Just Keep Swimming
When I first raced my first triathlon in 2011 I thought to myself…could I ever do an Ironman event? Iroman has 2 distances — a half Ironman (70.3 miles) and a full ironman (140.6 miles). The more I raced, the more I biked, the more I signed up for I could not shake the feeling…should […]Read More Signing Up for My First Ironman 70.3!