27 Day Countdown to Lake Placid Ironman

Another hot one in Las Vegas–110 degrees I believe!  Up at 7:00 a.m. after working last night. Don’t do extremely well on 5.5 hours of sleep, but I’m not one to (usually) sleep in.  Motivated to do a 10 mile run and an evening swim. The run will be...

28 day countdown to Lake Placid Ironman

The best laid plans of mice and men……and athletes….You know how the saying goes. Work, injury, life changes, personal issues, distractions, and sickness all can get in the way of training well for a race. 4 weeks from today, I will be competing in...

29 Day countdown until Lake Placid Ironman

Man, was I dehydrated when I started biking this morning. DE FRIGGIN HYDRATED.  It’s not like I did anything last night to facilitate that. I guess that living in Las Vegas, I have to remember that the desert climate can just zap you of your liquid stores....

37 Days Countdown to Lake Placid Ironman

37 more days until Lake Placid. Doing a long run (2 hours 30 minutes) today! 4:00 a.m. up and thinking of starting run at 4:45 to beat the Vegas heat. Two Slices Brown Rice Bread spread with 1/2 Avocado–I’ve been REALLY into this for breakfast as of late....

38 Days and Counting!!!

Correction for yesterday’s blog-it was the band “Europe” who haired out “The Final Countdown…”! Day 2 of my self-imposed 39 day countdown of–positive eating days! Lake Placid here I come! Got up at 4:30 a.m. Am still feeling...