South Beach Triathlon: Training For Two

Time is speeding by and the South Beach Triathlon is around the corner. This race will be unlike any other for me as I will be Kerry Gruson’s able body in the half mile swim, Read More …

Running As Miami Famous: The Miami Marathon & Tropical 5k

It’s Wednesday and I am still waddling like a duck; this must mean it was Miami Marathon weekend.   I know this because for the past two years my husband Joe ran the marathon and he Read More …

Kerry Gruson and I Tackle The South Beach Triathlon As One

Life is hard for Kerry Gruson.  As a quadriplegic, she needs help doing most of the things you and I take for granted: from cooking to brushing her teeth.  But it wasn’t always like that.  Read More …

When Fitness Becomes A Habit

Strange things happen: difficult things become easier; effort becomes habit.  I no longer smoke, nor drink alcohol or soda. At first, these changes seemed impossible and the withdraw symptoms, even from Diet Coke, were difficult. Read More …

IronMan Florida: The Finish And What Comes Next

This post talks about the end of IronMan Florida and  what lies ahead.  It is sponsored by Got Chocolate Milk but fortunately what I write is entirely my opinion and even if I were not Read More …

TriChat: IronMan Florida Training Week 22 – An Attitude of Gratitude

Have I really been training for IronMan Florida for 22 weeks?  Is the race less than a week away? It’s crazy but true.  I am no longer in denial about the race being so close, Read More …

TriChat: IronMan Florida Week 20 – Run Forrest Run

Twenty seems like such a milestone number … twenty weeks of IronMan Florida training; but in reality week twenty was a blur.  It’s Sunday and I’m still not sure how I got here.  All I Read More …

TriChat: IronMan Florida Training Week 19 – Quality Time With A Wolf

It’s four weeks to IronMan Florida and I am ready.  It won’t be fast or pretty, I will struggle especially in the marathon, but I am ready even for that.  And though I still have Read More …