Swimming with Sharks (…and wet suits)

In the words of the great Dory from Disney's Finding Nemo - "When life gets you down, you know what you gotta do? Just keep swimming." ...and with my first triathlon now 7 days away, I've been doing just that (and more) On Sunday July 22 in South Portland, Maine, I'll be participating in Maine …

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We Rise By Lifting Others

It was after listening to Run to the Top's latest Podcast called "What Makes you a "Real" Runner" an interview with Jill Angie, who hosts her own Podcast called "Not Your Average Runner" - Jill said something that inspired this week's post.  She got done telling a story about how she used to train in …

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Life is a treasure hunt

“I'm an adventurer, looking for treasure” ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist Let me avoid sugar-coating the last few months of chaos... • Starting another blog and feeling completely inspired again • Training for the Chicago Marathon (after last year’s crash and quasi-burn at Marine Corps) • Training for my 1st Triathlon in July (eeek) • Getting promoted …

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Reality – Today Sucked

6,592 avg daily steps90 miles driven to work (all in the dark)35 hours of sleep38 meetings35 hours of sleep4 miles run1 marathon training program1 triathlon added1 meltdown... Welcome to this week's circus - while my goal has been to project upbeat and inspirational vibes into the world of cyberspace + fitness - there are days …

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