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Crazy Little Ideas in My Head……

  As I was having a conversation after cycling class this morning about triathlon, a crazy little idea came running through my head……… Brace yourselves!     My idea is to train for a half-iron or 70.3miles from the perspective of … Continue reading

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If not now, when?

  This afternoon I was guarding Missouri Swimming, as they were practicing.   The swimmers were discussing the pending set and the coach said to one swimmer:    If not now, when?  I love that!   I considered my personal … Continue reading

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Welcoming 2017!

  This past week, I was gifted a week of unpaid vacation.   And I thoroughly enjoyed doing lots of nothing, to get up and do some more.   I have spent my first Christmas and New Year’s in Houston, … Continue reading

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Coaching with Care

I have been reflecting on those things I can do better as a coach.   One thing keeps coming to mind —  I asked a senior on my field hockey team if she was OK.   Well, let me rewind … Continue reading

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Reset: Revolutionary Yoga for Athletes — A book Review

Dust off your Yoga Mat!   If you are like me, you have one but are not quite certain where because it is tucked away in a closet somewhere.   I have currently received a copy of, Reset:  Revolutionary Yoga for … Continue reading

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Sprint for Spring

The Weekley YMCA is hosting Sprint for Spring, on 11 February 2017.  This event is part of the Y’s Annual Capital Campaign.     The options for this race include a 5K Run/Walk, a 1K Kid’s Fun Run and 5K Family or … Continue reading

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Gratitude

November is an interesting time of year.  It brings reflection, and gratitude challenges, and preparation for the insanity of the Christmas Holiday season.  I too have been reflecting recently on life, the past year, the coaching I do, and where … Continue reading

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Hyponatremia— An Interview with a Survivor

Hyponatremia is defined by the Mayo Clinic as a condition that occurs when the level of sodium in your blood is abnormally low. Sodium is an electrolyte, and it helps regulate the amount of water that's in and around your … Continue reading

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I did ALL that work and it went Terribly Wrong…….

I am a control freak. Yes, I said it. I score 100% on OCD tests, although my housekeeping does not reflect this, I can see a difference a mile away, and I struggle to let things flow. Recently, I shared … Continue reading

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See You at the Finish Line

    If you are following us on Twitter or Instagram, you might have noticed the hashtag #seeyouatthefinishline.   I have recently adopted this.  For me, the finish line is the epitome of where we, as athletes, want to be, what … Continue reading

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