Yesterday I took first in my age group at a 10K snow shoe race, and first woman in the combined event snow-shoe & fat tire bike race. When I tell you that I took first because I was the only woman in my age group and only woman to do the combined event it does…… Continue reading Show Up
The good news is, I got all my scheduled training done over the weekend. The not so good news is that the reason I could accomplish my training is that the five hour fat tire bike event was canceled. I’m glad they canceled it with two days notice, rather than me traveling 2 hours north…… Continue reading Training plan, spring 26.2, joy
I dislike screenshots of the weather, but here you go, just in case you were wondering how pissed off I am with this winter. I live in Wisconsin, snow is an expectation. In Madison we’ve been getting dealt freezing rain weekly. Not only does it make for a long, stressful commute, but it’s interfering with…… Continue reading Send Snow
I mostly, successfully followed a training plan this week. Miles were logged in TrainingPeaks and my paper training journal. So far, I’m off to a good start and am excited to see where structure takes me this season. I’m also nervous that spring semester starts in a week. Nine credits took a lot of time…… Continue reading Structure > Clutter
I attended a networking event in Middleton yesterday morning and one of the speakers brought up a brilliant point about New Years. She talked about how during New Years season we’re very focused on self improvements. Not that it’s a bad thing, but, what about considering what we have to give to others. Brilliant. Giving…… Continue reading Wake up, kick ass, be kind, repeat.
I spent my New Years day reorganizing various corners of my house, tidying, cleaning, etc. Whew! How refreshing! I filled two bags with stuff to donate, letting go of clutter. Something I lost sight of in 2016 was staying organized. I don’t even have a tally of my mileage totals for the year. I…… Continue reading What I will DO