Time

I wish I had more time, I wish I had less time. I wish I could go back, I wish I could go forward. It’s a strange day. I am 13 days away from Ironman Lake Placid. It is the official taper day. My coach writes that now is a crucial time to use food…

7/4/14

It’s a strange 4th of July. Hurricane Arthur is creeping up the coast giving us downpours and thunder;  it is the first year in a long time I did not participate in the Bellmore Striders Firecracker 4 miler; and I am sitting at the kitchen table blogging instead of getting the potato salad ready. But…

I Had Oatmeal Not Frosted Mini Wheats

This morning I made a usual visit to the Whole Foods in Jericho for their oatmeal, almond slices, brown sugar and cinnamon. The most boring Sunday brunch ever. But I had to fuel up. I had to put all my focus on one thing. To get through my 16 mile training run today. There is…

There I Go Again… Last Minute CK

My life has been a little topsy turvy the past few months. The one thing I continue to focus in on is July 27th Ironman Lake Placid. Nothing will stop me from toeing that line. But I toyed with the idea of Quassy. Considered one of the most challenging 70.3 courses out there, I wanted…

Eye of the Ironman…I Trade My Glory for Passion

I am in deep. I am writing proposals, doing research and connecting with my network during the day while the rest of my awake time is spent on Ironman. Ironman training, Ironman thinking, and drinking the Ironman kool-aid. The countdown is here, two more months I will be toeing the line at Ironman Lake Placid.…