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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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Little boy love by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Two posts in one day! The last one doesn't count. I didn't write it.  I found that article this morning while searching for a video....A video to use in a little talk in fro ... Read on »
Preparing for a race...preparing to share stories...remembering my best day in the sport by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Ironman Lake Placid Age Group Women’s Race by Mary Eggers There must be something in the water over there in Pittsburgh. There is some serious Iron ... Read on »
Mother's Day Came Early for me by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I was busy emptying lunchboxes, making snacks, wiping crumbs off the floor and filing through piles of papers handed to me at the end of the school week. I was avoiding th ... Read on »
It's Now or Never by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Tri Season kicks off next weekend.  I ended last season with a long hot battle on the lava fields of Kailua-Kona and will start this season with temps that are likely in the ... Read on »
Danbury Half Marathon - Race Report by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I decided today that this is the Hardest time of year.  For those of us in the Northeast, winter has officially ended. On the calendar that is!!! Three weeks ago we had temp ... Read on »
How does this work? by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I haven't written a blog in a long long time. Life has been so busy lately. That's the story for all of us. Life is just too busy.  I keep looking ahead and thinking about m ... Read on »
Knock Knock by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Who's there? ________________________________ Mother nature snapped her fingers and winter disappeared. I'm the Mom who does snow dances with her kids ( not kidding, tr ... Read on »
Ironman Mode by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Last weekend, we skied all day both days.  Saturday was silly but we were hardcore and hung on long enough to see this: This is my neice and her friend. Yes, they are w ... Read on »
What I Know by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon These photos don't have much to do with my post today. I just felt like adding them to spruce things up a bit. This is pretty much how I've been spending my winter. ... Read on »
I Finally figured it out. by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon At the risk of sounding like an Oprah groupie, I had an "Aha Moment" the other day.  Have you ever wondered, "W hy am I doing this? or  Why did I bother? What is my poin ... Read on »
There's a 2nd Time for Everything... Right? Sometimes. Race Report #2 of 2012. Or is it #1? by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Isn't my title fun? I spent time ( something that I don't have enough of, like most of us) writing my detailed ( too detailed?) race report on Tuesday.  By that evening, it ... Read on »
My race report disappeared??? by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I wrote a post earlier... and it's GONE! the Title is there but the body is GONE!? I'm so irritated. Has anyone had this happen? Grrr...... Read on »
It's not Supposed to be Easy by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon The boys made a cake for me-- 100% by themselves. :) I'm back. I cleared the post- vacation can't stop daydreaming fog and now I'm running along through li ... Read on »
Time Away by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon from our room.....loooking out onto the golf course.  The main Plantation house.... My poolside lunch...yummy greek salad that I ate nearly every day.  C ... Read on »
Closing out 2011 by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon  @ the Luau in Kona, Hawaii  My race bib from the Charleston Marathon 1/15/11 - big PR day for me 3:10.  Now I can put the marathon up on a shelf for later...  XC ... Read on »
I need some snow...or something by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon December 22nd.... I should be feeling all ho ho ho and jingle bells and searching for mistle toe. Instead, I'm feeling a bit wrathy. Is that a word? If not, I just made i ... Read on »
My quiet dark drive--- by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon All of this started when I was eight. I joined a swim team. I loved it. I loved every single bit of it. So I lived it with all my soul until that final swim meet in college ... Read on »
Here comes Santa Claus by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I have no idea how it happened. But guess what? Christmas is 3 weeks from Yesterday!?  It's true. Santa is coming very very soon and I quite sure, his elves aren't fully pre ... Read on »
Giving Thanks by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Thanksgiving is here. Time is flying by and life is busy. It may be cliche but that's ok. I'm feeling thankful. I can't list everything that I'm grateful for... but ... Read on »