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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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It's 2013!! How did that happe ... by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon It's 2013!! How did that happen?? Here we go... off on a New Year!   This time of year is both refreshing and overwhelming.  The big holiday season has come and gone and we' ... Read on »
Interrupted.... by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Last week was so busy. My kids had a snow day on Monday and that threw me for a loop. Monday is one of my super high powered work 'til I drop dont' stop to eat days. But wit ... Read on »
Jingle Bell 5K Race report by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Even though it's still 2012, I started the new season yesterday with what is likely to become an annual family event.  My gang of 5 ran the race last December and thi ... Read on »
Data by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Here I go again... attempt #..... 6? I am failing my blog big time. I have started multiple posts, finished one only to take that back down because my tone wasn't where I wa ... Read on »
Step by step by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon by step by step by step.... And then, one day, when you might not expect it,  you will  feel good.  Ahhh...... I started 'training' again last month.  I didn't take t ... Read on »
I should have listened by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon My alarm buzzed at 4:06 a.m. today. After realizing that I actually planned that most annoying noise to yell at me at that hour, I wavered. Usually, I am UP. It hurts... but ... 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 »
Week 2 by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I've decided to try a new approach.    I have run out of time in my days lately.  I now have a full time job that    feels  squished into half time hours ( school days have ... Read on »
Oh How I've missed that feeling!!!! by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I really needed a break after my last hoorah out in steamy Vegas. I was done mentally and physically.  I am not one who dreads the post- season time off like so many. I need ... Read on »
One more burst... by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I did something on Saturday that wasn't necessarily the smartest athlete move but it certainly feels like it was the best thing for me. Saturday was the annual Lobsterman ... Read on »
Ironman 70.3 World Championships 2012-- by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon What happens in Vegas, Stays in Vegas. Isn't that what they say? I'd like this one to stay there please. ______________________________________- I was naive going into t ... Read on »
Race Report! REV3 Old Orchard Beach, Maine! Remember the waves!!! And I'm not talking about the... by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Rev3 came to Maine last weekend and we had a superb day for the big race.  Look at this photo....  You can't beat it!  This  gorgeous sunrise on the beach was taken ... Read on »
Long lost blog by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Oh summer vacation...... I have neglected my blog entirely!!!! Summer is just fast and furious around here! I have "written" numerous posts in my head and yet, stringing ... Read on »
Mont Tremblant 70.3 Race Report by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon  I took a risk and made my first 'A' race of 2012 at brand new race site.  Last weekend was the inaugural Ironman 70.3 in Mont Tremblant.  I loved it.  The village of MT was ... Read on »
Race Reports - Small town 5K and Pirate Tri 2012 by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon The Bancroft family has been having some at some races the past few weeks!!  Two weeks ago, New England was hit with torrential rains that lasted for days.  I think I ... Read on »
Renewed Excitement by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Yesterday was a great day. I don't care if poured and poured for the second straight day, flooding our roads and basements and causing havoc around the state. ( ok, I do car ... Read on »
Time by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon June 1st. It's time. Time to race and time to put all that hard work into action.  I'm sitting here staring at the blank white box waiting to be filled with my words, my ... Read on »
In my Head by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon CONFIDENCE DETERMINATION AMBITION APPROVAL DRIVE HAPPINESS REASONS APPRECIATION PRIDE  A bit cryptic. I know. I'll write more on this soon.... ... Read on »
Saturday morning I logged into ... by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Saturday morning I logged into Facebook before I headed out for a ride. My friend and old Coach, Jen Harrison, had posted something on my wall. I'm grateful for that because ... Read on »
Race Report-- PolarBear Sprint 2012 by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Polar Bear sprint Tri... our  Maine season opener!!!  First... I must explain the first shot here! That's Mark. My husband. His picture was chosen to adorn the new Trail ... Read on »