Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Pool

My friends woke up around 9:30 and after their first and my second breakfast we made our way to the pool.  Another day in Clermont, another day of 90 degrees and sunny weather.  I eased my way into the pool … Continue reading

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The post-race celebration

A lot of people have asked what I did to celebrate after finishing.  Late dinner? Clubbing?  Celebratory drink?  Heck no! When I crossed that finish line almost every single part of my body hurt.  All I could think about was … Continue reading

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Fundraising for the cause

This is not about me. Sure I was challenged to do an Ironman no training and I did it, but I still write to keep raising awareness and funds for breast cancer research. I have been absolutely astounded by the … Continue reading

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No formal training means…no formal training

Why do I say no “formal” training?  Formal training would probably take place months and sometimes years ahead of an ironman.  Formal training would involve swimming THEN biking, and THEN going for a run.  Formal training would include knowing somehow … Continue reading

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Help me spread the word!

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women in the United States (after skin cancer) and the second leading cause of cancer death in women (after lung cancer) According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), an estimated 192,370 … Continue reading

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Part #3: The Run

Getting rid of the bike felt like locking a demon in a bolted chest and casting it away to sea. The idea of then needing to then run a full marathon was like having realized I dropped my wallet in … Continue reading

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Some Pictures

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