August 2011

Cheap Shoes

August 29, 2011

*warning photos of my feet ahead* Ouch. Savage Race really did a number on my legs this weekend. I can blame the huge blister on the mix of cheap shoes and mud, but that scratch and bruise? Still trying to figure that one out. 😉 I had quite a few questions inquiring about my decision more »

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HIM Training: Week 12

August 29, 2011

Another week of training for the Augusta Half Ironman has come and gone. Here’s a look back at the first 11 weeks…. Half Ironman Mental Preparation August Half Ironman Training Plan HIM Training: Week 1 HIM Training: Week 2 HIM Training: Week 3 HIM Training: Week 4 HIM Training: Week 5 HIM Training: Week 6 more »

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Stepping up to Stage 3

August 29, 2011

Good Morning! Catching up from the weekend? Check out the awesome Savage Race I did on Saturday – a race I’m still recovering from. Ow. I jumped right back into my regular routine this morning with a dip in the pool. Distance was the goal this morning, so I created my own workout based on more »

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6 Things That Made Me Happy Today

August 28, 2011

Things that made me happy today: 1. Watching William & Catherine: A Royal Romance Just call me a sucker for cheesy Hallmark movies that revolve around the theme of love. 🙂 2. My new watch. I’ve been lusting after a new watch for a while ( I figured it was time to upgrade the cheapy more »

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Picadillo

August 28, 2011

Last night Derek and I were invited over to his parents’ house for homemade picadillo ( a traditional Cuban dish consisting of ground beef, capers, raisins, tomato sauce, and olives). Derek has a slight obsession with good Cuban food (I think that’s a byproduct of growing up in Tampa) and never turns down the chance more »

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Savage Race

August 27, 2011

They don’t call it the ‘Race Built to Kick Your Ass‘ for nothin. I came. I ran. I got my ass kicked. It was AWESOME! Wow. Wow is all I can say about the muddy course of obstacles I just went through. It freaking rocked! I had the pleasure of enjoying a sneak preview of more »

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