• blog post,  training & racing

    Let the games begin!

    “Sooooo babe, how’z about going to Beaverlac next weekend?” Da Husband looks at me hopefully. “We could… but that means I will miss my second training ride and I have a lot of catching up to do…” “Maybe I could go with the kids and give you some me-time?” And so begins the give-and-take (but mostly taking) of having committed to a race that I’m severely under-qualified for.  I mean, I only started running last year, completed my first half marathon this year, I can barely swim, I’ve only just recovered from severe anemia and related health issues that took me out of any kind of training for three months,…