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godoreen

California 80228
The Adventures of a Divorced, Menopausal, Triathlon Chick- Living Life and Pushing the Limits. Who says life stops after 50???? I caught Adult On-Set Athleticism at about 49 years young. I found this thing called triathlons and I was hooked right away. Of course, in my second year of being a... Full Bio
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She’s Still In There by godoreen Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon As I get back into something that is resembling training I’ve been starting to feel a bit like an athlete.  I’ve had two a day workouts and somewhat long workouts on the w ... Read on »
The HOME Team by godoreen Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Yeap.  That’s what it’s all about.  Rooting for the HOME TEAM! I have the privilege of being part of two amazing teams! (Which I still can’t believe!)  I love both tea ... Read on »
Finally! by godoreen Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Finally!!!! I am finally training!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I’m on week 3 of actual triathlon training for the first time in over 5 months!  I am healed enough and well enoug ... Read on »
Food and Visions by godoreen Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon A few months ago I wrote a post about something new I was trying. I wasn’t able to train so I decided to focus on my nutrition. I took on the adventure of a Whole30 . My W ... Read on »
Back In The Saddle by godoreen Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon It’s been a long dark spell for me.  After my second injury right before Christmas, which rendered me stuck to the couch for 10 days straight and then for most of t ... Read on »
Something New by godoreen Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Since I’m still not able to train yet I decided I would start 2014 with something new.  I had read about this way of eating called Whole30 and I liked what I read about it ... Read on »
See Ya- 2013!!!! by godoreen Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon It’s been awhile since I’ve posted…..and I just haven’t had much to write about.  I think I’ve been a bit down (just a very low-grade down) since Tahoe and having this dar ... Read on »
Life After a DNF by godoreen Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon It’s been a month now since my DNF at Ironman Lake Tahoe. I could say it was a piece of cake and I was all Zen about it…but that’d be a lie. It down right sucked!  ... Read on »
Ironman Lake Tahoe by godoreen Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Sunday morning came and I was up at 4:00 along with the rest of the house.  I was an absolute bundle of nerves.  I felt like I wanted to puke from the moment I woke up.  I ... Read on »
Pre Ironman Lake Tahoe by godoreen Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon To say my prep for Ironman Lake Tahoe over the past few months have been challenging would be an understatement. Multiple days missed due to nothing that has to do with tr ... Read on »
Put A Fork In Me! by godoreen Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon This Sunday as I was running my 1.5 hr run I had the recurrent thought of “put a fork in me I’m done!!!” Meaning I was perfectly cooked!  Perfectly trained. Perfectly ... Read on »
30 days by godoreen Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon There are only 30 days left to go until Ironman Lake Tahoe!  OMG!  This one is approaching fast! For those of you who follow along- you know that I’ve had a few mis-ha ... Read on »
Barb’s Race 57.2 by godoreen Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Two weeks before Barb’s Race I came down with a bladder infection (due to using a menthol laced chamois butter).  The infection was so bad I ended up having to take ... Read on »
Finding Nutrition by godoreen Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Ever since I had Adrenal Fatigue, which brought my 2010 triathlon season to a screeching halt, I have been keenly aware of nutrition!  When getting healthy from Adrenal Fa ... Read on »
Cuboid What???? by godoreen Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Remember how I told you about this amazing run I did in my last blog post ?  How I could run 20 miles off the proverbial couch?  Well a few days after that run the bottom ... Read on »
Where did THAT come from???? by godoreen Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon This past Saturday my coach threw in a 20 mile run.  “Cool!” was my first response.  Then I started thinking… I started thinking about when my last long run had been a ... Read on »
Ride The Rockies Days 6 & 7 by godoreen Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon There I was sitting in the hotel room in Salida after riding. We had heard about the fires in Black Forest and Canon City.  By the time we arrived in Salida you could ... Read on »
Ride The Rockies Days 1-5 by godoreen Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Wow! That’s all I can say. Wow! What an amazing experience. (ok..blog post done….ha!) So how did this whole journey start?  I guess it started with ... Read on »
Redemption at Pelican Fest by godoreen Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon After my lack of racing at St George I decided I needed something to get my GRRRRRRR on.  Luckily the Pelican Fest Sprint was coming up at that end of May.  I checked in w ... Read on »
Santa Fe Century by godoreen Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I have always wanted to do Santa Fe Century.  I love Santa Fe.  There’s a reason it’s called the Land of Enchantment. So in my quest to become a strong climber on the bike ... Read on »