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Angela Bancroft Patient Expert

California
I am a Wife, a Mother of three young boys, and an athlete. I am devoted to my family and devoted to their health. While we live a very busy lifestyle, I am determined to instill great eating and excercise habits in my kids. I don't allow time to be an excuse to eat poorly or to not be physically... Full Bio
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Ironman Cozumel 2013 by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon MEXICO MADNESS  My 6th Ironman race is now done.  Thank Goodness!!!!  I love this sport but woah, the weight off my shoulders right now is huge. Each one has left me with ... Read on »
'Tis the Season by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon It's school vacation week this week....again. Seems like schools have a LOT of vacations!! I love my time with my children...I am very grateful for it...however, they do ... Read on »
10,000 by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon That's how many yards I will swim tomorrow!!!! All at once!! I am not sure what I have gotten myself into but I am voluntarily joining my brother's Master's team again for ... Read on »
12 days by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I went 12 days without doing Anything. I'm proud of myself. That is a good solid break I think. Today I ran an Easy 4 miles in 25 degree air. It was cold at first, but so ... Read on »
13 days by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon In 13 days I'll be racing in Hawaii. In another Ironman. In Kona. The World Championships. The race I've watched on TV for years...in disbelief. How can those people do that? ... Read on »
15-15-10-10 Ouch! by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I've had some really tough workouts this week and my legs are feeling pretty used up. It's a great feeling. I know that if I can keep them well fed and then give them a litt ... Read on »
2008 Happy Moments, Proud Moments, Challenging Times, and things that made me Tough! by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon My turn to look back on 2008. I am not going to post any resolutions this time. I'm going to remember 2008 and think about some moments I won't soon forget. I think we can ... Read on »
2013- The year of taking risks by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon This is my 8th year racing triathlons. I am not counting the small one I did in college, the super crazy hard race in Camden I did back in.... 1992? I'm not sure when it was ... Read on »
2223 by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I'm not sure how to label my feelings right now. Antsy Anxious Excited Disbelief and of course....there are nerves. It is so close. I have worked so hard. I ... Read on »
230 by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon "Are we there yet?" "How much longer?" A few little sentences you have likely heard if you've driven in a car for more than 60 min with children. I feel a bit like a chi ... Read on »
24 Hours by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon It rained a few days ago. It poured. We huddled in the house all day and wished for snow. Last night, we got our wish. The sky started dumping big fat beautiful snow!! Maine ... Read on »
4.6, IM and 20 years strong by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Two minutes after sitting down at the table for dinner last night... the house shook.   Truly... it shook.  I have never experienced an earthquake in my life. After all, we ... Read on »
43! My magic number ( A race report.... ) by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon CAPE ELIZABETH 10 MILE ROAD RACE 2013   I turned 43 last month. I don't  like that number. Not sure why.... it just sounds... old. It sounds...... or rather it do ... Read on »
50 beats by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon That's a pretty good resting heartrate/min. for an adult athlete, not so good for a 34 1/2 week old baby. That was Nick's heartrate that morning, 4 years ago today. I am cou ... Read on »
6 days by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon There are only 6 days left until my big A race of the season. The Timberman 70.3 will take place on Sunday. I'm getting nervous. And excited. Will it all come toget ... Read on »
7 Random Facts... by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I was tagged by my good friend IronMatron ( http://www.tri-ingtodoitall.blogspot.com/ )the other day. I was told to write 7 Random/weird facts about myself. Here goes: ... Read on »
7000 yards! by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I did it. I tackled the big long swim workout yesteray. Yesterday morning I was SO nervous!! It was a bit strange that I was so nervous. I mean, I was a swimmer. A great ... Read on »
8 weeks + 3 days by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon 6:45 a.m. 10/10/09 Kailua Pier Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 140.6 miles Here we go!!! I just made my registration official. Confirmation # in hand. Now legs. ... Read on »
A beautiful day by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon It was a beautiful day in Maine today. The sun was shining. And it was warm! I believe it was in the mid 40s. Yes, that is warm right now. It's all your perspective. It's ... Read on »
A Change in Routine by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon And apparently, that results in Pain!! I know there's really no such thing as good pain and bad pain. Seriously, pain is pain. It hurts and it's uncomfortable. Howe ... Read on »