Olympic Tri (My Way) and Race Recap: Athleta Iron Girl 10K

So sometime last night, when I was tossing and turning because I couldn't fall asleep, I came up with this plan... I've been really annoyed lately that I can't find a nearby triathlon that works with my schedule so i decided to do my own thing. (Story of my life.) I decided that since my … Continue reading Olympic Tri (My Way) and Race Recap: Athleta Iron Girl 10K

Kicking Off The First Race Of The Season

Man, what a week that was. A lot of stress coupled with not enough sleep or nutrition makes for a very cranky Amara. I hope to get some of that on track in the upcoming week. So my diet has primarily consisted of mushy things, like shakes, scrambled eggs, yogurt, pudding, soup, etc. I've grown … Continue reading Kicking Off The First Race Of The Season

Desert Double Down with Dress For Success

So after a bit of debate, and even a bit of opinion crowdsourcing, I've decided to go ahead with the Rock 'n Roll Marathon Arizona. Although not as grandiose as the Disney Goofy Challenge, I figure that can wait for another year (maybe next) when I'm a bit more prepared both physically and financially. It'd also be … Continue reading Desert Double Down with Dress For Success

Give Yourself Permission To Start Slow, But Early

I headed to bed early again since I knew I had an 8-miler on the books. I haven't ran for days -- mainly because I've been a bit busy with my brick workouts and this week was a bit nutty. I decided to pursue my 8-miler anyways this morning, before work. My boyfriend is flying … Continue reading Give Yourself Permission To Start Slow, But Early