Racing! A Stream of Consciousness…

The first local triathlon of this year is THIS SUNDAY! Many of our team will toe the start line in the first race of the Wisconsin Tri Series— a sprint distance in the small town of Lake Mills.  I have raced since 2007 and had not missed a year… until 2020. Yes,...

The Anatomy of a Goal: Part II

5 Weeks Out (from Yesterday) While we have learned that circumstances can change at any time, I am pretty confident to say that my upcoming race, the Lubbock Texas IM 70.3, is happening on June 27th. And, if you have been following me on social media or see me...

Get in the Driver’s Seat

I hope you all had a good amount of pleasure in your week.  As you know, I have been writing a lot lately about the importance of not living a life of people pleasing or in a victim mentality.  Because it is SO important for our well being and growth for...

Finding Pleasure

Life should be full of pleasure.  I imagine this word triggers a multitude of things amongst you all. Some of you might be raising your eyebrows assuming I am referring to something sexual. Others might be rolling your eyes, having decided that life mostly sucks...

It’s Not All Personal

As you know, I am a coach. I am also a mom. And occasionally I get to be both. Most of the time that is fun… and other times it is challenging. Overall, I am very grateful to share my passion for racing with my family and love having my kids around the team. Even if I...

Only Human

This week’s blog was supposed to be “Anatomy of a Goal: Part II (4 weeks out).” But…on Friday we found out that Oregon High School will have an outdoor prom (YAY!). And the date is the night before my planned 70.3 in Chattanooga (BOO!). I have one daughter, she is a...