Tag Archives: triathlon

Back Up Plans

Every runner I’ve ever met has a mantra that loops on repeat in their heads as they tackle the toughest parts of training. Something encouraging to calm their minds, reset their focus and push themselves through a challenging segment. Phrases like: One mile … Continue reading

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The Lies We Tell

No matter how moral or honest or candid you are as a human being, the chances are good you routinely say things you don’t really mean. I’m not trying to PR on Sunday. I just want to finish. Of course … Continue reading

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Said No One Ever

There are a handful of phrases in the English language that I’d wager have rarely, if ever, been spoken aloud. No thanks, I’ve had enough cookie dough for one day. Franklin Pierce’s economic policies are worth emulating today. No way, … Continue reading

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Spice of Life

I eat oatmeal for breakfast nearly every morning, a home-packed salad for lunch nearly every noon*, greek yogurt for snack every afternoon and some version of the same 10 dishes every evening come suppertime. *Confession: More like 10:30 a.m. This … Continue reading

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