Author Archives: triingtochange

About triingtochange

I swim, I bike, I run, I've participated in triathlons and I'm starting to get used to calling myself a triathlete. Triathlon training has made a lot of positive changes in my lifestyle, my friendships, my outlook on life and my frame of mind. I still have a long way to go, but that's why I'm TRI-ing to change! Join my on my journey to Ironman Arizona 2013!

Diet Changes – How’s it going?

I thought since I had my computer open, the day off from work and the sun and breeze on my deck, I would keep doing blog updates and give a quick update on my diet over the past month or … Continue reading

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High Cliff Half-Ironman Race Report

I know, I know – I’m way overdue for an update but life just gets in the way sometimes. Here’s what’s been going on… HIGH CLIFF HALF IRONMAN – JUNE 15, 2013 (1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike, 13.1-mile run) I raced … Continue reading

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Food Intolerances

I’ve heard before that the easiest part of Ironman training can be the swim, bike and run. Lately, I’m tempted to agree with this. I haven’t posted much lately because I’ve been abiding by the rule, “If you have nothing … Continue reading

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Running: Love it or Hate it??

Running: Love it or Hate it?? I ask myself this question on a daily basis. And anyone that knows me knows that running will be the most difficult part of the race for me. Ironically, I got started doing triathlons … Continue reading

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Diet and Nutrition

For starters let me clarify what I mean when I mention the words “diet” and “nutrition”. In this blog – diet is referring to what I’m eating on a daily basis; it’s not referring to dieting for weight loss. If … Continue reading

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It’s Been So Long…

Back by popular demand… (well by the request of a few loyal friends anyway) 2013 has been a year of changes and adjustments so far. Both my personal and professional life have changed a lot in a short period of … Continue reading

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Still Calorie Counting

Knowing my love/hate relationship with food and what I’ve always heard from other people I expected this post to start with, “I hate calorie counting” when I’m actually going to say I may actually enjoy calorie counting. I’ve been using … Continue reading

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