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It's time

Saturday, September 24, 2011

I'm ready for the race this weekend, but I am mostly looking past this weekend I am ready for that next challenge and the biggest part of that is I am ready to lose the weight. I'm going to do so by getting myself ready for a half iron in august in order to be successful I can't slack off like I did last winter it is time I stop making excuses for winter laziness and get myself in the best shape ever!

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TRUETOMOLLY 9/24/2011 6:24AM

    You can totally do this. If you are mentally conditioned to do a tri you can mentally condition yourself to lose the weight. It the same focus just in a different area! You got this.

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NARUZOZO 9/24/2011 5:15AM

  Good luck !!

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It's never too early to start training for the next race.

Friday, September 23, 2011

While an Ironman is definitely in the works for me sometime in the future, post triathlon on Sunday, I am going to bask in the glow of checking off a SPRINT triathlon done, next will be an Olympic and Half Iron depending on some life circumstance both should occur in 2012, also a Marathon and some of my usual half marathons will get done in 2012, I'm not gonna lie I missed the he!! that marathon training was.
The most important thing I am going to do following this race and throughout the winter is not lose my training, last winter I got a bit lazy (okay understatement) I worked out but what barely constituted working out and I didn't eat properly like I did when I was training, so I am going to focus on pure fitness all winter (notice I don't say weight loss- too much stress in trying to lose weight). I am also taking up cross country skiing this winter which will hopefully bring my cardio to new levels completely.
First things first complete the tri and then get my butt back to work on Monday, I got a lot of fitness to start improving.

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KKINNEA 9/23/2011 12:20PM

    I'm pretty sure I read that planning for the next race after the one you're doing is the best way to train. You've got it girl!

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TRUETOMOLLY 9/23/2011 8:04AM

    AWesome. you are amazing. YOu are my shero! I my i LOVE LOVE LOVE cross country skiing. WE have then and only do it about twice a winter just because we need something to do with the kids. They can't keep up so when we do it we make it a familevent. So much fun!

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Why yes I am STOKED for my first Triathlon.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Today I actually got really pumped, I have been excited but I am just really STOKED! as of today. Mike and I got the bikes ready, and he readied his spaceman Spiff helmet (Calvin and Hobbs fans know) and super fast crazy evil badass racing bike, have I mentioned he is a total triathlon stud...I think he has been more excited for me and busier making sure the bike I am riding is in awesome peak performance, okay in addition to being a super triathlon stud he's just a plain super awesome stud emoticon. I'm not excited to be seen in a wetsuit in public but hey it does smooth out some of the ahem wrinkles if you will. Race report soon and at least an update on my survival this weekend. Also from spark doing the same race and he upped himself to Olympic distance one of my fave sparkers Aaron LEFTCIRCLES will be doing this race as well while riding Leftcycles and his awesome daughter is doing the kids tri as well. I think he may have been a positive influence on her emoticon!

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RONOSOF 9/24/2011 6:51PM

    woohoo! A TRI is on my fitness bucket list:)

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CMPEARL 9/23/2011 9:53AM

    emoticon So excited for you!!! Have a terrific race!!!!! emoticon

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LEFTCIRCLES 9/22/2011 9:22PM

    HAAAA!!!! I love a good shout out!!! Thank you so much for the support, I cannot wait to celebrate TRI glory with you sunday!!!

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PINKLIZARDS 9/22/2011 8:48PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon

I hear ya!! have a great time!

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NETGNAL 9/22/2011 8:37PM

    Yay! I'm excited for you! I'll be competing in my second 1/2 marathon a week from Sunday.

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2012 marathon/half spark meet up???

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Today I had friends that completed their first marathon, first tri and I think I am just as happy for their accomplishments as I am for my own! You all rock!! I'm anxiously awaiting race reports!!

2012 Spark meet up for a Marathon/half marathon??? anyone interested what locations would work!

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CMPEARL 9/20/2011 3:01PM

    Would definitely be interested...I'm outside if the Quad Cities :)

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Start Sunday Refreshed

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Normally in the middle of a work weekend 6p-6a shift I don't take off early but today I put in for 4 hours vacation even though I still have to be back tomorrow night, but the truth is I wanna go home and sleep and get refreshed and start the spark week out right. I feel a bit headachy tonight (need as chiro visit) and the cloudy weather left me blah so I feel it would be good and hopefully prevent illness. That being said though, I also need to make sure I get up at my normal wake time (at the very latest), I need to get an awesome workout in and I need to eat right, and I need to do it or else I wasted 4 hours of vacation. So here is to a fresh start on a Sunday and as of right now 1 more hour of work, cmon good weather and no crazy incidents that could keep me here.

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40ISHHUBBY 9/18/2011 2:06AM

    i say get some good rest and start fresh tomorrow

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