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Twin Cities Marathon and Global Hero Alumni weekend

When I got the email about the 10 year global hero alumni event in twin cities for the marathon.  I didn’t hesitate to sign up.   I had such a great time the prior year.  Although this year would be without … Continue reading

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Ironman Wisconsin 2015 Race Report

Ironman #4 is done.  I previously mentioned that I wasn’t really sure how it would go due to my lack of training.  At the end of the day, for how I trained, it went really really well.  My measure of … Continue reading

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A DIAGNOSIS DIDN’T END THE RUN – Medtronic Global Hero Marathon Weekend

  I wish I could get these posts out sooner but I do take very good notes! The weekend and this report is more than just a race or race report about the Twin Cities Marathon it is about the … Continue reading

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2 weeks to Kanza-the final countdown!

This weekend called for two 4 hour rides.  Funny how 4 hours now seems like a drop in the bucket. Neither of my rides went quite as planned but I still enjoyed myself. For Saturday’s ride I needed to pick … Continue reading

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Kanza training and Dirty Mudd’r [Race]

Last weekend I completed two really great long (sloooooooooooow) rides. Saturday I left the house at 7:30 am to start my trek to Aurora, IL a suburb of Chicago.  Why ride to Aurora, you ask?  Well the American Diabetes Assoc. … Continue reading

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Power of positivity

Power of positivity. Following up from my last post, here is a picture of my blood sugar levels on the third day.  If you ever wonder what I mean when I say each day is a different, this should be … Continue reading

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A tale of two days.

A Tale of Two Days. I know I’m preaching to the choir for other diabetics and we all have crazy diabetes days.  I had such a rough Monday, Tuesday was better but not great. I am guilty of not prioritizing … Continue reading

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The Dirt on Dirty Kanza

THE TRUTH ABOUT MY DIRTY KANZA TRAINING. If you’ve looked at my race schedule for this year you may have noticed the “Dirty Kanza” aka The Dirty.  A couple of things to note –  there is no “tri” in the … Continue reading

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An Evening with Andy Potts

Mental Toughness: “the ability to consistently perform towards the upper range of your talent and skill regardless of competitive circumstances.” I recently had the chance to see Andy Potts speak.  Andy, started with a recount of his journey to winning … Continue reading

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TOUR DE UCAN

No this isn’t a race.   The name of the post signifies my experiment with  UCAN this weekend. I did two completely different rides and had two completely different results.  I found it pretty interesting to see the difference they had … Continue reading

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