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building on small victories


10 mile recovery run this morning, didn’t know what pace it was, didn’t care.  Everything below the waist was sore from yesterday’s half, from the hips to the toes.   101 more words

Nothing Worth Chasing

Because without the pain, without the struggle, it wouldn’t be such an accomplishment. Because all the hours of practicing, of training, all need to amount to something. 84 more words


Healing Is Hard - But Worth It

I’m on a journey. We all are, I guess; life itself is a journey where we don’t always know the destination. Every journey is different, in some way – big or small. 736 more words


Ouch the pain

I need to start this blog by saying I am a firm opponent of the no pain no gain motto.

With all my fitness, I have always done it in a way that avoids pain. 359 more words


down time


Having front-loaded mileage, a busy day, sore even after a good long night sleep, so giving self a rest day.  Whew, that feeling of relief.   39 more words

Arizona Cup

Spent the last week in Arizona with my teammates from New Zealand. The National Development Team traveled from New Zealand and I met up with them in Arizona. 350 more words