"Don't let the fat chick beat you"?

I have been racing for about 5 years now. I am not a typical runner or even triathlete. I fight with serious medical conditions every step of the way, but each step makes me stronger. I have two boys both with special needs and I have learned to chalk that up to making me stronger as well.

It is with sad heart that I must report that lupus has won the battle this year, but trust me when I say the war is far from over! My racing days are not over by any stretch of the imagination. This is just a minor setback that will make me stronger.

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Tri for the Cure

Here I am less than a week away from my first tri in two years and I am so excited.  I am not doing it for time, I am doing it for the fun of it.  It is invigorating seeing newbies get their first taste of the tri world. It is amazing seeing the camaraderie between the women.  It is just… I can’t wait!
It occurred to me last night that for the next month I have something going on every other weekend!
7 Aug 11
Tri for the cure
20-21 Aug 11
Rattlesnake triathlons
4 Sep 11
Half Marathon
11 Sep 11
Harvest moon long course
At this point in the game I am not sure I will do Denver has a full or a half.  I am not to horribly concerned either way.  I think this season has turned into a ‘let’s have fun’ season, which is fine with me! I am not sure when this change happened, but it did.  It might have something to do with the fact I know next year will be a lot of hard work and I am just not feeling it this year.  I want to go out and enjoy the scenery and just have fun.  It has been a bitch of a year and I want it to end with a smile on my face!

~If you hear that someone is speaking ill of you, instead of trying to defend yourself you should say: "He obviously does not know me very well, since there are so many other faults he could have mentioned"~