The Tri Newbie Chronicles: How to Feel Comfortable in the Pool

Hi everyone!  I’m in week two of my adult swim lessons in preparation for the Gold Nugget Triathlon, which is my very first tri ever!  When I was looking into creating a training plan for myself as a total newbie, I had to really get creative because I have so much to learn in only two … More The Tri Newbie Chronicles: How to Feel Comfortable in the Pool

GNT Training: Week 1

Hi everyone!  This was my first real week of training for the Gold Nugget Triathlon, which is my first tri ever!  I was incredibly nervous about starting training, mostly because I haven’t swam anything other than the doggy paddle in over 10 years and also because I’m still not back to 100% with my running.  But … More GNT Training: Week 1

Friday Five: Five Things I Am Looking Forward to This Spring

Hi everyone!  It’s finally Friday, and it’s time for another Friday Five with Mar, Cynthia, and Courtney!  And it’s not just any Friday – it’s the warmest Friday of the year so far!  Even here in Alaska, it’s already feeling like spring and I’m loving it.  In honor of this awesome time of year, I … More Friday Five: Five Things I Am Looking Forward to This Spring

Friday Five: Five Favorite Things About Spin Class

Hi everyone!  I haven’t done a Friday Five post in a while, but today I decided to jump back into it!  I’m linking up with Mar, Cynthia, and Courtney and since today’s prompt is “favorites”, I decided to share some of my favorite things about spin class!  I started taking spin classes back in November … More Friday Five: Five Favorite Things About Spin Class

Wednesday #Winning

Hi everyone!  Every once in a while it’s time for a random post about life, and today just feels like that day!  I don’t have much running stuff going on lately (#injuredrunnerproblems) but there is lots of big, exciting news going on this week!  I am totally #winning this Wednesday! I’m just going to start with … More Wednesday #Winning

Spectating the “Last Great Race” – Iditarod 2016

Hi everyone!  I hope you had a great weekend!  Mine was very exciting because I finally got to cross something off my bucket list – watching the ceremonial start of the Iditarod!  For those of you who totally spaced out during the Balto lesson in elementary school, in 1925 there was a diphtheria outbreak and … More Spectating the “Last Great Race” – Iditarod 2016