"You are my one," he said. "Are you sure?" she asks. "Yes." "This is so hard," you think. You say. "It gets harder before it gets easier." Then I blinked. Came outside with a bright smile. Unaware that it was already over. You think you know, but then you closed your eyes, "I'm safe," you … Continue reading You Think
I was at the airport the day after the Spartan World Championships, trying to shove down grapes and spinach so that I wouldn't have to carry them around when I had a connection in Chicago.
Not quite, but after going to bed too late on Monday night, it sure felt that way when I woke up to a clock that read nearly 9 o'clock a.m. Doesn't help that my sheet-burned arms wake me up when I try to straighten my arms in my sleep. One was stuck to my pillowcase … Continue reading Tuesday, Schmoozday…
It's the first day of Fall Break 2018, and it started at 1:11 a.m. for me. I woke up to those burns on my arms from the Holy Sheet obstacle at the Savage GA, Fall 2018 edition. See below. This was my 20th or so attempt, and the 3rd time I'd tried the "chicken wing" … Continue reading Monday’s Recovery
I'm a mother of three daughters, 7th grade English teacher, and obstacle course racer. After getting English degrees in college, I went on to get a MAT in English so I could be in the classroom. Then, I joined the Army National Guard, and was enlisted before becoming an officer. In 2006, I lost my … Continue reading Me.
That's pretty much how I felt after the race in Tahoe! We knew the water would be warmer than last year, but I didn't prep for the wind that tortured us for the majority of the race. The wind, combined with the dust on top of the mountain, in what is called the "Soccer Field" … Continue reading Whipped Well
There is nothing like this weekend. Look for updates!
Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton