October 2013

Ironman Training: Week 22

October 21, 2013

Helllllllooooo taper! After stressing out about my workouts midweek, I decided to, well, stop stressing. I took some great advice from my coach and decided to enjoy this taper. What is done is done, I can’t change anything in the next two weeks. I just need to trust my training, rest, and try not to more »

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Another Weekend

October 18, 2013

It’s Friday!!! Two weeks from now I’ll (hopefully) be fast asleep, dreaming of Ironman finish lines in the morning. One week from today I’ll be looking forward to a relaxing weekend of doing nothing. Tonight I’m beyond excited that my college BFF is getting married in less than 48 hrs!! Back in the day, we more »

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Over It

October 16, 2013

It’s my first week of taper and I have to admit that I’m not doing so hot. On Monday I skipped swim practice simply because I didn’t feel like going. To be fair, it had been over two weeks since my last rest day and I really wanted to spend an evening on my couch more »

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Ironman Training: Week 21

October 14, 2013

Peak training is complete! Do you know what that means?! TIME TO TAPER!! Woo hoo!! Admittedly the last week of peak training wasn’t terribly consuming, the biggest thing was my final long run. I was hoping to peak at 18 miles while training, but decided to drop it to 16. I still really good about more »

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2013 Epcot Food & Wine Festival

October 13, 2013

It’s back! I <3 the Epcot Food & Wine Festival! After taking a year hiatus (see visits: 2009, 2010, and 2011), I couldn’t wait to return for the 2013 festival. I even renewed my annual pass for the occasion (and upgraded! my annual pass now includes free parking with no blackout dates – sweet!). I more »

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The one where I ramble and give away a free pair of Moving Comfort capris

October 9, 2013

Hello Friends! I thought I would check in with a post that wasn’t Ironman related… then I realized my whole life currently revolves around Ironman training. What the heck did I blog about before training?! (I guess there was that whole wedding thing? 😉 ) So last night I skipped swim practice. I took it more »

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