8 Day Countdown to Lake Placid

It’s taper time–well, it’s actually been taper time for the last week. Going into an Ironman race, you start backing off of the long stuff about 2 and a half weeks out. Taper time Taper Time Taper Time–I feel like the zaney dog that is about to...

Countdown to Lake Placid 13 day–Woman vs. Food

I hesitate to even blog this, but real is real and I was having a horrible day on Monday.  13 days out from the Ironman race. Missed two days of workouts. I had had some late night pizza the night before (breaking all rules).  Under alot of stress and not enough...

24 day Coundown until Lake Placid Ironman

Had the pleasure of a little email smack talk today with a friend who is racing Ironman Lake Placid. THIS banter always motivates me to train. Got to bed late last night, so slept in until 6:30 a.m. Have one of my last two long runs scheduled today at 1:30. ...