Beginning Ocean Swimming Is Not As Scary As Previously Imagined

After a lot of reticence and procrastinating, I finally attended my first ever open water swimming clinic. I have pretty much been terrified of the water since I started training for the LA Triathlon and since it's coming down to crunch time, I started doing my research about a month ago. I was unsuccessful at … Continue reading Beginning Ocean Swimming Is Not As Scary As Previously Imagined

Accepting Change and Moving On

Happiness is really a choice. Change? Not so much. Change hits me really hard. For some reason I'm just really uncomfortable with it. Many times...rather, most of the time, change is really for the better. I've had quite a few things that brought along a lot of change...graduating college, moving out, ending relationships, leaving projects, … Continue reading Accepting Change and Moving On

There Comes a Point in Every Person’s Life…

A few days ago I was faced with the mentality of my former self. I came across a moment where I was comparing myself to someone who I couldn't compare to. It wasn't an impossible, out of reach type of comparison. Okay, actually, yes it was. My immature self a few years ago would have … Continue reading There Comes a Point in Every Person’s Life…

In the Spirit of Independence…

My longest race EVER is tomorrow morning at 8am in Santa Barbara! I registered for the Santa Barbara Semana Nautical 15K about three months ago hoping to find a midsummer race to keep me motivated through the season. It's my last mini-race (and by mini I mean magnitude AND cost) until September...which is pretty much … Continue reading In the Spirit of Independence…