Ironman Wisconsin!! Rego & Tracking Me on Race Day

Woo! Registration Complete!  I drove up yesterday to Madison and completed race checkin while it was still relatively empty.  And I was happy to have today to be pretty chill, and work on my transition and special needs bags.       These are my transition bags. Unlike most triathlons, Ironman gives you specific bags for T1, […]

IMOO Goals & #BeHealthful Giveaway Winners

IMOO Packing

First off, we have my biggest race of the season coming up in just under 4 days!  I’m super excited!  My big goals are: Run Strong (redemption from last year’s Ironman Louisville) Bike Easy to Run Strong Stay Hydrated! And I have a bit of a time goal in my head… I’m a bit nervous sharing […]

Fall Bucket Lists & Periscope

tiki drink

So last week I started playing around with Periscope!  Have you tried it? It’s a new social media app that allows for real-time video-casting, and you can interact with viewers who chat and “like” what you’re doing.  You can follow people and see their live broadcasts, or watch replays for up to 24 hours, or […]

Friday Five: My Favorite Race Swag


Today I’m linking up with the DC ladies (Mar, Cynthia and Courtney).  The theme for today was Five Fall Races, which I accidentally posted about a few weeks ago.  So you can read my recap here on 5 fall races, and today I’ll pick up a topic I’m a little late on, favorite race swag.  I’ve got 9 days […]

Scenes from the Chicago Triathlon Weekend


Riding on the computrainer so I don’t have to go too far from the race! A rainy day for the Chicago Supersprint and Kid’s Triathlon Mike representing Team USA on a Divvy Bike! Chicago Tri Club‘s Newbies!  Congrats y’all on finishing an awesome race!!   Thank you Erin for hosting the Weekend Snapshots! Have you […]

Looking forward to the BeHealthful Retreat!


I’m excited to put an event on my calendar to look forward to post-Ironman!  This for me is a treat for Becky’s Treat Yourself Tuesday, an entire day to focus on wellness and myself. On Sunday September 27th, BeHealthful is leading it’s 2nd annual all-day, all-inclusive holistic health, wellness, networking retreat & conference. I’m excited to learn […]

Tuesday Laughs

This may be a new series. We’ll see. Wanted to share something to make you laugh:   there’s a youtube video there if you’re not seeing it, click into the post.   Related posts: Ironman? This may make you re-think Triathlon Tuesday & HB Tunes Winners Madison Mini Marathon 2012 Race Recap Triathlon Tuesday: Get […]

Five Things Friday #5

IMWI Ready!

Hello! Popping in from the last week of Ironman training, with one more 100+ mile ride to go this weekend.  After that it’s taper & rest!  I know there’s a lot of written recapping… sorry it’s hard to take photos while on a bike or in the water!  (And I just forgot on the run!). […]

Block Island Mineral Sunblock Review

Block Island Sunscreen

This is a sponsored post. All opinions are mine. I received the Natural Mineral Sunscreen – SPF 30 to review. This post contains links to the Block Island Organics websites but my only compensation was the sunscreen. It’s no surprise that one of my big challenges in endurance training and racing is sun protection. I’ve had some […]

Favorite Fall Races


Well, first there’s the big one:   Then, after that… I’m not really sure.  As you may have noticed, I’ve gotten a bit fatigued mentally from the endurance training, so I’m holding back on deciding on any races until after I cross the finish line at Ironman Wisconsin. A few things I’m thinking about: wine, […]