Things are gonna change, I can feel it

fresh start

 Change stirs emotions... Almost paralyzed by fear The chest pressure, heart racing, sweaty palms, harbored anxiety. Rays of hope shine down pathways of opening doors, and the rush of excitement pondering the endless possibilities that await.   Quit my old job Start new job next Monday. 6 weeks of training and dieting for a competition … Continue reading Things are gonna change, I can feel it

First Triathlon Experience: I swam. I biked. I ran.

HITS Triathlon sprint

750 meter swim, 12.4 meter bike, 3.1 mile run.  No big deal. So I'm not the strongest swimmer, personally own a single speed, and am a seasonally, semi-dedicated runner.  This race kicked my butt. But it also invigorated, challenged, and motivated me to push myself beyond my limits of comfort, ease, and laziness. It ended … Continue reading First Triathlon Experience: I swam. I biked. I ran.

Stand Up Desk: Correct Standing Posture to Reduce Back Pain and Burn Calories

stand up desk

Did you know sitting is killing you?  It might not be AS bad as puffing on a nicotine stick, but being slave to a sedentary lifestyle is pretty much as bad as smoking. I sit at a desk all day long.... sitting for 8 hours wears on my back.  And my eyes.  And my poor … Continue reading Stand Up Desk: Correct Standing Posture to Reduce Back Pain and Burn Calories

Tri Training and Prep: Rookie Version

atomic athlete

Oh me oh my. My triathlon is in 2 weeks and I'm getting nervous! PREP TRANSITIONS:  First bike-run transition last week.  JELLY LEGS!  And not a good idea to bring my hydration pack (that I bought unknowingly in a MENS size, thanks, unknowledgable guy in the sporting goods section with the great idea to fit … Continue reading Tri Training and Prep: Rookie Version

Stressorexia: How to deal with stress in a healthy way

skinny girl

Some people stress eat; I stress starve.  In the last month I've lost 5 pounds and my butt that I worked so hard to create.  I'm still stronger and faster than I used to be, but I've whittled down a few inches and none of my clothes fit properly.  Loosing weight may sound great to … Continue reading Stressorexia: How to deal with stress in a healthy way

On the Road Again: Tips on Traveling Healthy

Sometimes I am required to travel for my job which has its ups and downs.  Making sure I'm eating clean and making time for my workouts is challenging, but even MORE important to make sure I have energy and feel strong and healthy.  Here are some of the issues I've faced and some of the … Continue reading On the Road Again: Tips on Traveling Healthy

Happy Valen-Birthday To Meeeeee!

For all my single peeps who hate V-Day, and all my couples who are not interested in dealing with it, I have news for you.  There's a new holiday here to celebrate, and that's my muthaf*&%$# birthday.  Yes.  You are welcome.  Celebrate that instead, Hallmark. Oh and I'm gonna get my workout in at noon … Continue reading Happy Valen-Birthday To Meeeeee!