Life has been hard recently. Not in the loved one is dying sense, or where am I getting my next meal sense and because of that I am very lucky and very thankful.… Continue reading

Montana Vacation

We spent the last week vacationing with family in the Bridger Canyon of Montana and at Big Sky resort. We started with a day at Bridger Bowl, one of the few remaining non-profit… Continue reading

Big News! We’re moving to…

Drumroll please… We’re trading the mountains for the ocean and we’re moving to Berkeley! FAQs: What?! Why?! When? The short version is that I married up, and my very talented husband was offered… Continue reading

Powder Days

This weekend we got socked with a top-notch storm that dumped 38-ish inches of powder on ski resorts around our shared ski condo. On Friday I took my awesome Icelantics to Breckenridge and… Continue reading

2014 so far (Mountains, Portland, Berkeley and CO Springs)

It’s been a crazy year… We spent a week in the mountains with 8 friends skiing powder. It was epic and my current obsession is skiing bumps. We spent a weekend in Portland… Continue reading

2013 Wrap-Up

When I think of 2013, I think of my friends. As always, their love, friendship, generosity and kindness made my life richer, brighter and fuller. How thankful I am to share my life… Continue reading

The Five Stages of (Swimming) Grief

Tonight I went through the following stages of swimming grief: Denial: It won’t be that bad! My arms aren’t that sore after P90X2 last night. Swimming outside in December when the wind is picking… Continue reading

Surprise Holidays

Yesterday was weird because I was providing mental health services at a high school in suburban Denver while a student was walking into a different suburban Denver high school with a shotgun. I… Continue reading

Getting Better

One of the things that I love about training is seeing progress. Not only am I getting better in individual sports, but I can see that triathlon training is helping lead me to… Continue reading

Shiny new things

It has been a week of shiny new things! In chronological order: My graduation present came in! The Boy got me a custom bike to replace my Cervelo for Ironman. It is a… Continue reading