Another DNS, A Run Streak…And Ramping Up for Honolulu

A few days after my last post, there was a sudden change in plans. We ended up not making it to the start line at the Rocking Chocolate Half Marathon, and I never made it to the start line for the Desert's Edge Sprint Triathlon either. That makes two triathlon DNSs (did not start) this … Continue reading Another DNS, A Run Streak…And Ramping Up for Honolulu

Week 5+6 Desert’s Edge Tri Training: A Little Bit of Adventure

The antibiotics are done and the cold/flu has mostly worked itself out of me. The exhaustion is still lingering but I am able to get most of my rest. I've registered for the sprint distance, and oh boy, thank goodness I didn't spring for the Olympic! I've made it into the pool a few times, … Continue reading Week 5+6 Desert’s Edge Tri Training: A Little Bit of Adventure

Week 3+4 Desert’s Edge Tri Training Recap: Out Sick!

In the early part of week 3, I caught a bug that quickly flatlined me. I tried my best to work through it -- meaning, I worked from home for as much as humanly possible. I tried to stay coherent on work phone calls, and I hope my emails and data analyses made sense. I'm … Continue reading Week 3+4 Desert’s Edge Tri Training Recap: Out Sick!

Week 2 Desert’s Edge Tri Training Recap: Making Time For Your Goals

I'm into my second week of this modified training plan and I have to say...I'm liking it so much more. The hours are so much more manageable compared to my last plan. I find that my motivation still waxes and wanes during the week, but I am able to rearrange them without much struggle. This … Continue reading Week 2 Desert’s Edge Tri Training Recap: Making Time For Your Goals

Week 1 Desert’s Edge Tri Training Recap: Stay Stubborn On the Vision

After a few false starts with my 70.3 base training and 13-week race training plan, I decided to scrap it for something more manageable. During my bad weeks, I was swinging around 3-5 hours comfortably, so I decided on a sprint triathlon plan that I already owned in Training Peaks. This would give me some … Continue reading Week 1 Desert’s Edge Tri Training Recap: Stay Stubborn On the Vision