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As I head into my third month of training for the half, I’m thinking this will be the finish line for me and not the full Ironman distance. I know a lot can change in a year, but at this moment, I can’t imagine doing a full. My friends and my coach tried to prepare […]
Last week was my toughest training week to date. I had two severe lows while swimming on Wednesday and Friday, a 31 and a 29 respectively. I didn’t feel either one, and both cut my workouts short. After my pump died unexpectedly on Wednesday, I spent Thursday with elevated blood sugars and had to skip […]
Today marks 22 years since my diagnosis; 22 years since my world completely shifted. I’m grateful for the friendships and the memories diabetes has given me. I’m thankful for the drive to work hard and train harder. While I’ll never hate diabetes because of those things–because the positives outweigh the negatives–I am tired of T1D. […]
I’m roughly a week or so into my 70.3 triathlon training, and it’s amazing what I’ve already discovered. Here a few of those things in list form because I’m too tired to write a real blog post. Training was easy the first day and I felt some stellar confidence. Then, day two happened and all […]