Month: November 2007

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My Costa Rica

My Costa Rica

30 November 2007

So it is crazy how each person’s experience can lead to such different feelings/attitudes. My Costa Rica trip is a warm sunny memory in my heart. I spent 15 days in Nosara swimming, running, doi

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Zombie?

Zombie?

29 November 2007

That’s about what I am feeling like. I am always talking about the difference between the masses of zombies I see walking around and how very few people seem to actually be ‘alive’ a

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Snow.

Snow.

28 November 2007

Ya, so I have mixed feelings about snow. Things I dig: 1) No drought. I love water. 2) Skiing. I am/was (until Canyon–will be again) a fair weather skier. I am excited to bring out the Tele̵

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Anyone need a puppy?

Anyone need a puppy?

25 November 2007

So if anyone needs a really cute 10 week old labrador puppy, you’ve found the right place. I have six of them that need homes. They are AKC registered, guaranteed not to have hip or eye problems

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Ouch!

Ouch!

24 November 2007

So just when I thought I was getting pretty good at my cross dismounts/remounts, I just had to crash. This was on the dismount which I had (or thought) no problems with. I was practicing for tomorrow&

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Happy Thankful Day

Happy Thankful Day

23 November 2007

This is a hard time of the year for me to count my blessings. Perhaps this is why they put the Thanksgiving Holiday now? So, I’ve got to unload some gripes first: -Tri season’s over 🙁 -

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To Further ProveR...

To Further ProveR...

21 November 2007

Okay, so race season’s over right? I just can’t seem to get enough! I have been learning how to ride/race cross bikes for a few weeks now. I missed last weekend’s race in Poci, but t

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Flip Side

Flip Side

19 November 2007

So everything typically has its opposite, right? Well I guess I just had to complain about my Saturday for everything to change course (or maybe just my attitude?) for the better. Saturday evening I d

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Rough Morning

Rough Morning

17 November 2007

Well today I do feel better and would have totally had a fun race in Poci. One thing, no babysitter. I get so frustrated sometimes. If I had willing family nearby or maybe a lot of $$$ to pay people,

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Decisions

Decisions

16 November 2007

Well, I figure since I felt this one coming on for a while and I just knew I couldn’t get sick before 70.3 Worlds (felt pretty awesome!), I can make it go away too. It’s been 3 days and I&

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Ugh!

Ugh!

14 November 2007

Okay, so now that my races are over for the season except for a couple of cool cyclocross races, I really need to focus on earning some $$$ and putting my life back together after a crazy summer of ev

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Made It

Made It

11 November 2007

Wow. I know know what it feels like to compete in a world championship half-ironman with about half the training typically deemed necessary. One word. OUCH! But, my swim was a little better thanks to

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Couple of Xterra Pi...

Couple of Xterra Pi...

06 November 2007

So the first two with just the trail run (Saturday). Working, but cool. Last two I was totally mangled from a rough swim and bike for the run (Worlds Race Sunday)!

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November =Fall Weath...

November =Fall Weath...

05 November 2007

Sweet! What a great weekend! On a freezing cold, yet beautiful and sunny morning, I raced my ‘cross race without killing myself on the barriers. I found I get off and over them pretty fast. Gett

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Cylcocross, am I cra...

Cylcocross, am I cra...

02 November 2007

Well, I’ve been talking about racing ‘cross for I dunno how long. Excuse after excuse, there are none left. Art found me a bike, ‘Thanks Virginia’, gave me a five minute cycloc