December 2013

How much does an Ironman really cost?

December 19, 2013

Alright, let’s talk facts and figures. I hope you’ve got a big bottle of wine sitting next to you, because you know for darn sure that I have one next to me. I also have one for my husband. You know, in case he ever reads this and figures out how much I actually spent more »

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December 17, 2013

Yep, I’m still running… sort of. I think I topped off at 16 miles last week. Whoop dee doo. I met up with the XP gang for my first training run with them since my Ironman. I’m not the only one who’s been on a break. The rest of the crew competed in Rev3 the more »

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Keeping it Casual

December 15, 2013

Happy Sunday! Did everyone have a great weekend? We kept it pretty casual around here, which is exactly what I needed. Friday night Derek and I saw Delivery Man. To be honest, I haven’t been the biggest fan of Vince Vaughn lately. He tends to play the same rambling idiot in all of his roles, more »

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Run Transcend

December 13, 2013

While I was in San Diego last week I got a text from my husband stating, “There’s a huge a$$ box for you.” He wasn’t kidding. The box could easily be repurposed into a new ottoman. I told him to open it and I believe the conversation went something like this, “It’s a toy… no, more »

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Disney for the day

December 11, 2013

Big news: I’m back in Florida! Thanks to bad weather, I was stuck in San Diego a day more than planned (with the possibility of being stuck longer). Luckily our second round of flights were only delayed,  not cancelled. We made it home late last night and I was never more happy to sleep in more »

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Running and Beer Tasting in SoCal

December 9, 2013

Greetings from San Diego! Technically I’m just north of San Diego in North County, but it’s just as beautiful.  It’s also deceivingly cold. I think Southern Californians hate the cold as much as Floridians do. It dips below 50 and we all freak out. I’ve seen folks wrapped in scarves and in thick winter hats, more »

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