Category Archives: obstacles

road ID

I feel like myself again. Ten weeks ago today I finished my first triathlon with a broken leg. That small stress fracture on my fibula has prevented me from doing so many of the things I love. I missed a … Continue reading

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fibula stress fracture of forever

Well, it’s been a minute, orrrr, almost a month, since I’ve written. These have not been my finest weeks. Turns out underneath that sprained ankle I had a stress fracture on my fibula, as you may have surmised from the … Continue reading

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rest

Forth week with an injury. Checking out Cole Pain Therapy Group yielded much better results than the original nurse practitioner/GP route. I’m taped up, icing up, have exercises to do, and the doctor actually really talked to me and listened and explained … Continue reading

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auto-rehabilitation

Ouch. Did you hear me? Have I said it enough times? My right foot and ankle have become the center of my universe and I’m so bored thinking about it and talking about it. But I can’t stop. It’s been … Continue reading

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cankle

I am feeling sorry for myself. This may or may not have resulted in me eating seven servings of Honey Nut Chex Mix for lunch yesterday, having sangria for dinner the night before, telling myself I’m fat while looking at … Continue reading

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a triathlete is born: MIM Sprint 2012 conquered

These couple days following the event have been a bit surreal. I worked so hard and built up so much anticipation, the aftermath feels a little flat. I knew I could do it, and I did. Following is a fairly … Continue reading

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money / it’s a crime

“No one ever told me how expensive this would be.” -Summer, pondering her need for a bike rack after purchasing a fantastic Orbea road bike at Victory. When I agreed to train for the tri, on something of a whim, … Continue reading

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