Tag Archives: Swimming

Back At It

We’re back! The Cayman Islands were amazing. If you followed my Instagram feed you probably saw a few of these pics, but here is a quick highlight reel:       Such a relaxing fun time! Too bad we had to … Continue reading

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2012 “Year of the Comeback” Recap

Has a whole year flown by already? I swear, it seems like just yesterday I was writing 2011’s recap and making some new goals for 2012. In the latter post, I vowed to “train smarter. Not harder, not more, but smarter.“ A … Continue reading

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Day After Long Run Routine and Kinesio Tape

It’s Friday party people! This week went so fast because of Labor Day and I’m scrambling to see what is going on this weekend. Friday just snuck up on me (but in a good way)! I have two questions I … Continue reading

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Where has Ruby been?

Not sure if you’ve realized, but Ruby has been MIA lately. And by lately, I mean 8 months!!!!! Ruby is my nickname for my race bike, which I bought in January 2011 so that I could do more triathlons (and … Continue reading

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I wanna punch 12 miles in the face

You can probably tell by this post title that I wasn’t seeing unicorns, hearts, and flowers  during my 12 miler on Sunday. It wasn’t that the run itself was bad per se. It’s that I was really grumpy before running … Continue reading

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Cross-training Difficulties & Swimming Story

I love to run. Duh, you all know that. But what you perhaps don’t know is that I really dislike cross-training. Strength training, pilates, yoga…they’re fine and dandy. Cross-training? Ughh, can’t stand it. Ok, maybe I should clarify. I hate … Continue reading

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