Let’s Get Running!

How do you define a runner? It’s a great question that my triathlon coach Rich Caiazza wrote about recently in his post “I Am Not A Runner“. He says with clear vindication in the beginning of the post that he IS a triathlete. And I will add a damn good one. But when he separated…

Ironman Mashup

I am an Ironman. I survived injury free. That makes me smile.  It was a day with extreme weather, a swim that was called due to lightning, a seven mile decent on the bike in treacherous pouring rain conditions and a run that tried to beat me down, but I would not give in. I…

Two Words

Sometimes explanations are needed. Many words are used to narrate the story, the reasoning, the emotions. Then sometimes, two words can speak volumes. Someone who has witnessed the darkness; experienced the rage; has analyzed numbers for months and has never given up on you, expresses they have confidence in you, two words is all that…

Notes

A few sentences, and sometimes a few paragraphs… they are the words from Coach Rich Caiazza that make the difference in battling the demons. Ironman is a beast. Training for it is the mother of all beasts. It involves focus, control and courage. Now as I get closer to the big race day, the workouts…

Doubt

We are human, we have doubts. But accepting them sometimes is the hardest part of life. Feeling confident puts you on a pedestal or on top of a mountain. You feel great! But how often in life are we really situated in these predicaments? More so, we are in a continuous loop of learning. That’s…