Pre-race thoughts + poetry obsession + weeks 9, 10, 11 of training (finally!)

Hi blog! Okay, I think it’s FINALLY time for me to talk about this triathlon…seeing as it’s TOMORROW. This week was filled with a lot of last minute running around, buying gear, spare bike parts, etc. I definitely procrastinated this portion – I actually originally was going to bike without any spare parts, but then I envisioned … More Pre-race thoughts + poetry obsession + weeks 9, 10, 11 of training (finally!)

Weekend in the Catskills + housebreaking + training week 7

This weekend had a lot going on – the highlight: hiking in the Catskills! It always amazes me how much ground you can cover in a few short days. Overall, this weekend was just what I needed 🙂 Friday The beginning of the day was primarily planning for the hiking trip with Phil, Scott and Alex. … More Weekend in the Catskills + housebreaking + training week 7

Awesome discovery + birthday picnic + open water race/beach day + weeks 4 & 5 of training

This weekend hit my happy spot 🙂 Friday I ended the work week on a happy note, but was feeling antisocial. I originally planned to just stay in and have a lazy night, and so I tuned into watching the 2015 Cross Fit Games on Netflix…and then had a complete 180. I was SO inspired by these amazing … More Awesome discovery + birthday picnic + open water race/beach day + weeks 4 & 5 of training

Discovering the track + waterfront fun + jello legs

Aren’t short weeks the best? This one flew by! Filled with easing back into life, recovering from Miami, (an attempt to) eating healthy, and hitting the ground running (pun intended?) with training. Tuesday Tuesday’s workout was 4 evening miles. I was absolutely STARVING after work and couldn’t wait to eat dinner, so I ran with leftover pad … More Discovering the track + waterfront fun + jello legs

Spending time with yourself + heart warming reunion + lazy C-park + training week 3

This weekend was a lovely balance of spending some much needed time alone time but also spending time with loved ones, and staying active but also being a major bum. Saturday:  The day started with my indoor sprint triathlon (you can read my race recap here!). The event ended around 10am, and by the time I got home, I was … More Spending time with yourself + heart warming reunion + lazy C-park + training week 3

Workouts this week + #1 visiting + new business casual

I am SO ready for the weekend! I’m not a fan of complaining, but man did this week feel long. It wasn’t without some lovely moments though 🙂 Workouts this week: Monday: 3 easy treadmill miles –  I woke up feeling tired from a pretty active week prior. I haven’t been taking that many rest days, and my legs … More Workouts this week + #1 visiting + new business casual