Tag Archives: Training

Two Weeks Later – Good News, Bad News

It’s been a busy two+ weeks. On October 31, Bruce was hospitalized as part if his ongoing cancer battle. He’d lost 10+ pounds in 10 days and was unable to eat; considering his normal weight is 135 pounds, 10 pounds … Continue reading

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Rest, Nutrition, and Fighting Depression

I haven’t worked out in more than 7 days – I believe today makes Day 9, actually. No energy, no motivation, no desire, and a full blown case of exhaustion. As part of my pre-appointment questionnaire with my new Naturopath, … Continue reading

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Training with a Masters Swim Program

When Bruce & I decided to try triathlon back in 2010, he couldn’t swim more than 10 metres, and while I was comfortable in the water, by no means was I an efficient swimmer. We took some “learn to swim” … Continue reading

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Unemployed, and Better For It

So in my last post, I vented about my crazy work situation – I lasted 2 more days. On April 24th, I quit my job. I’ve been unemployed for two weeks now. I have been actively looking, I’ve had one … Continue reading

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Where Do I Go From Here?

I haven’t blogged in over a month. There hasn’t been much to blog about, and yet there’s been so much. Where do I start? Training has been spotty at best – for a week I’ll do really good, get in … Continue reading

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