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!
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
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
I've started and edited and trashed this blog article a few times over the last few weeks, mostly because I thought that I could course-correct. After about 6 weeks of trying to get my 70.3 training in, it looks as though I will have to forgo the race after all. The training plan is 13 … Continue reading Revising my plans
Have you ever been so proud of your progress and then completely fell off the bandwagon? I have! So many times... I buy my training plans from TrainingPeaks. I find the software useful since I use a smart bike trainer that sends data to my various apps, which then uploads it to TrainingPeaks. I also … Continue reading Failing your training plan
This race weekend took me to lovely, lovely San Diego! It's so hard not to love this sun-drenched city. This was the first city where I actually got to enjoy my Hall of Fame status! Coming to San Diego, I feel strangely sad that I am not doing the Hall of Fame this year. It's … Continue reading Race Recap: Rock n Roll San Diego Half Marathon 2018
TL/DR: I made it all the way to Beijing and picked up my bib. I even made it to the start line. I went up and down the Great Wall and back over in one piece. I finished the thing! This was my face before I knew what I was getting into: Now, for the … Continue reading Race Recap: Great Wall of China Half Marathon 2018