Day four was laced with . . . well, actually it was quite pedestrian. I got up, had one cup of coffee. Then went to work and sat most of the day. It’s Friday night and I’m gonna grab some
I want to be clear, these “10 Days of Rest” are far from passive. Recovery comes in many forms other than laying around (though I’ve done a bit of that, too). While I remain cautious about over-reacting to how I
1. Madison is great city and well worth the extra money to stay downtown. 2. The Essen Haus has a power packed breakfast on Saturday morning. I had Walleye and Eggs. 3. Starting in the water next to the ski
Talk about bike handling skills. These guys have unbelievable command.
The Blessing of Addiction When you grow up in an alcoholic home, you have a tendency to crave excitement. So, when I don’t start the day running through fires naked, it’s worthy of note. A subtle, but valuable indicator is when
I started my 10 Days of Rest yesterday, but that doesn’t mean I’m being lazy. I think it’s important to restate that this will be intense mind and body work to rebuild my foundation. I will be very active in
The Way In is Out I’ve been struggling again. After the high of my Rev3 race in Knoxville, I’ve hit another wall. I’m desperately searching for an answer on whether or not I should do Ironman Louisville, but think my
If I heard it once, I heard it a hundred times, “Your neighbor is a nice guy.” Hmm . . . “It’d be nice to meet this nice-guy-neighbor of mine,” I thought. Technically, he lived about 3 blocks away, but
I’d be lying if I said I didn’t go into Rev3 Knoxville with redemption on my mind. A couple months earlier I drove to New Orleans with a sub 5:30 goal and limped in at 6:20. I went to Knoxville gunning for an age group podium in the
Someone’s trying to tell me something On the way to work I listened to an interview on 104.5 The Zone with former University of Tennessee and Dallas Cowboy football player, Dwayne Goodrich. His story is one of tragedy and triumph.