Friday Five

Lake Zurich Triathlon

1. Wow! I forgot how much a vacation can take you out of your daily routines! I’ve been working just to keep up with work now that I’m back, and prioritizing which of my workouts I HAVE to do. Running – yes! I’m in marathon training mode. Swimming – I’d love to, but I’ve needed […]

Sneaky Time Management for Triathletes

Time management… what’s that?  As triathletes, we balance training for three sports, and most of us balance that on top of work and home responsibilities.  Here are a few tips I have for you! Plan your schedule for the week Know when you’re working out, and when you need to pack work clothes or workout […]

Book Review: Your Holistically Hot Transformation [Giveaway]


We’ve made it to Thursday… as in more than half the week is done!  Today I want to share with you a book I was asked to read and review, Your Holistically Hot Transformation, by Marissa Vicario. If you’re looking for some tips on jump starting healthy habits, this is a great book for you!  I liked […]

Making hard choices

Pleasant Prairie Duathlon 2016

I’m checking in today with Tuesdays on the Run, and this week’s topic is “How do you choose your races?” Thank you Patty, Erika, and Marcia for hosting the link-up! My approach starts off with picking my big goals. For 2014 and 2015 this was Ironman triathlon distance races, so it was somewhat limited in terms of my potential […]

If we were having coffee now…


I’m linking up with Deborah,  Lynda and Coco for the July edition of their Ultimate Coffee Date! If we were having coffee right now, first off, it’s probably 7 AM and I’m getting ready for my long run!  Or more luxuriously, I’d hope we were chilling post run, having the Frappuccino I never actually order 🙂 If we were having […]