Category Archives: Motivation

Leadville training weeks ?

I am here. I arrived in Leadville today.  It seems like the last month has been a whirlwind.  This is it.  This is the true test.  I’m not going to spend a lot of time rehashing the past but I … Continue reading

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Perfect storm for procrastination

It was one of those days today. It went from getting up at 7 to drive to Indiana to do some single track to getting up much later and riding out to botancal gardens and back. The perfect storm was: … Continue reading

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Leadville training weeks 8-10 – flatlanders unite

Although it looks like my average day blood sugars the above picture is the elevation changes of the leadville mountain bike race.  I try not to look at this too much.  Depending on what minute (yes minute) of the day … Continue reading

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Perfect Training and Perfect Race Execution

Perfect training execution and perfect race execution. A few days ago, this is what I was told I had to do in order to finish the Leadville 100 mountain bike race. But first a catch up.  I haven’t posted in … Continue reading

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WHAT ARE MY LIMITATIONS?

I have been struggling to put together my race schedule for this year.  As of today the only race I have officially signed up for is Ironman Arizona in November of this year.  Everything else is up in the air.  … Continue reading

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Its a Miracle I tell ya!

One of my only goals this year is to try and become a little more flexible.  See the word “little” I don’t want to set myself up for failure.  For example I will never be able to do this pose … Continue reading

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T1D

The past two weekends I have attended two different diabetes related fundraisers.  The first one “The Santa Speedo Run”  is a 1 mile jog around the magnificent mile area on Michigan Avenue in Chicago.  We meet at a local bar, … Continue reading

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