Yearly Archives: 2012

I promised myself that this year in Kona, I would not get too wrapped up in performance and I would enjoy the experience and the opportunity.  It was very important to me to keep perspective, to remember everything I had … Continue reading

Vegas.  70.3 World Championships.  Holy cow.  That sucked.  I’d like to use some other, significantly more offensive words to describe how I feel about Sunday’s race, but to spare you all, I’ll leave it at that. Sunday was a very … Continue reading

Just over a week ago I raced at Ironman New York City and had, what I felt, was the best race I have ever executed. That doesn’t mean I had my greatest swim, bike or run – in fact I … Continue reading

In 2012 I started working with CycleOps as one of their sponsored athletes.  CycleOps is a brand I love and believe in for so many reasons.  For me, I strive to partner with brands that not only have amazing and reliable products, … Continue reading

I always thought I was one of the most resilient eaters that I knew.  I felt like I could consume pretty much anything and rarely was my stomach upset.  But when it comes to athletics, my stomach does a total … Continue reading

Hello everyone!  After a significant and honestly unwarranted hiatus on the blogging front, I think an update is long overdue!  As I write, I am on a plane headed to California, where my coach and his other pro athletes have … Continue reading

 My Dairy Free Month of June   All I have to say is THANK GOD it is July and I can eat dairy again!  Yessss!  Wahoo!  Weeee!  Wha wha!  I’m clearly happy to be back on the dairy train (at … Continue reading

As some of you may know, grocery shopping happens to be one of my very favorite things to do, so you can only imagine how excited I get going to a Farmer’s Market.  Unfortunately, since I moved to LA, finding … Continue reading

We often hear about the importance of incorporating variety into our diet in order to maximize both nutritional intake and our overall enjoyment of meals. But, if you are anything like me, every trip to the grocery store is the … Continue reading

So…I wrote this blog about a week after Ironman Texas (on May 19th), and then sat on it, not really sure I wanted to post about the race at all.  I know race reports are an important part of our … Continue reading