Happy New Year!! I prefer to make goals instead of doing resolutions. This year I also have a mantra to keep me mentally focused. Transitioning into 2018, I reflected heavily on what I struggled with last year, which I shared in my last post. My mantra for the new year is “Be strong. Be fierce.” It summarizes (more…)
Throughout the year I’ve talked about the highs and what went right, honestly there’s been a lot of success, but today I’m reflecting on some of the obstacles I’ve overcome and lessons that can be learned. (more…)
The tri season is over and coach said to be a normal person. She said go have unstructured fun. Ok, so now what? An incredible season is over and I don’t HAVE to workout or do anything I don’t want to. I’ve taken my dog for some off leash walks next to the river (we usually run on leash instead) and I maintained swimming because it’s easy to show up to. I decided to try out this cyclocross thing. My parents have been volunteering at them for years (my mom makes some bomb breakfast burritos for cross!) so I’ve poked around and watched friends do a few. So far I’ve hit the park 3 times prior to race day; just enough to have an ounce of confidence but not enough to have any idea what I’m actually doing. I borrowed an entry level mountain bike to get started. It’s heavy but the trade off is stability.