Ironman Couer d’Alene 2013-I signed up – Let the Adventure Begin:)

So this wasn’t at all how I envisioned signing up for my first IM. I was asked by a colleague about doing a triathlon in Couer d’Alene next year-2013, so I checked it out and it was only a 6.5hr drive from our place and I could of sworn I saw on the web aContinue reading “Ironman Couer d’Alene 2013-I signed up – Let the Adventure Begin:)”

How to Break Through

We were given a subscription “YES” magazine and it is has some wonderful stories on how much difference one person that is committed can make in the world. The first issue of 2012 is titled,“The Breakthrough”. Many of the comments made by various individuals really resonated with me. I feel they align with how IContinue reading “How to Break Through”

Insight from pro-triathlete-Melanie McQuaid

Comments below taken from Tri Canada Magazine-Jan/Feb Issue, Melanie talks about her collapse just before the finish line at the 2011 Xterra Worlds in Maui “Excellence is a continual journey up a staircase where there is no top step. Every time you think you are getting closer to the top, you are presented with aContinue reading “Insight from pro-triathlete-Melanie McQuaid”

Reflecting, Learning, Growing and getting Clarity for 2012

What did I love about 2011? Committed Triathlon training (hired a coach) Failing 1st Sprint Tri and then completing a sprint Tri the following weekend First Olympic distance Triathlon(despite fear of lengthy open water swimming) Kaslo weekend with immediate and extended family (family, sun, campfires) Great Concerts with wonderful people, U2 (Kyle, Warren and Kari),Continue reading “Reflecting, Learning, Growing and getting Clarity for 2012”

Why do we stop doing things good for us?

This last week I have been letting the snooze button rob me of the energy to start the day with intention. I was on a path of getting up as soon as the alarm went off and that decision alone made me feel great about starting the day on my terms. It was one formContinue reading “Why do we stop doing things good for us?”