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Big News! by Kate Parker Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Since my last post ohsolongago in March, I remain happily unmotivated to train like a madwoman. My torn right quad has probably played a part in that, too....3 weeks off f ... Read on »
Happily Unmotivated by Kate Parker Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon When I am not training much or racing even less, I don't have a ton to post about on here. Which explains my (gasp!) almost two month absence. We've been busy, just n ... Read on »
Bonk! by Kate Parker Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon "In endurance sports, particularly cycling and running, hitting the wall or the bonk describes a condition caused by the depletion of glycogen stores in the liver and muscl ... Read on »
I never said I was smart. by Kate Parker Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Not now. And definitely not as a kid. My burning desire as a child? My ambition? My consistent answer to "what do you want to be when you grow up, Katie?" Not ... Read on »
Elemental by Kate Parker Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon The elements. What wonderful treats they bring the outdoor runner, biker, walker, etc. this time of year. Frozen toes, fingers, snot.....to name a few. I kno ... Read on »
"Is "poopy" an adjective?" by Kate Parker Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon ...and other google queries. These are the questions you find yourself asking when playing madlibs with a 5 year old. I appreciate the lack of judgement, google. ... Read on »
Tis the season by Kate Parker Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon It is not my fault if this post makes zero sense and is full of typos. I am currently under two year old attack. She's trying to lure me into a wrestling match by hit ... Read on »
Life Lessons by Kate Parker Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon #68 -- Teaching yourself to read. No big deal. Just find a quiet, sunny place and an Elmo book. All set. #154 -- The Armpit Fart. What else are daddies fo ... Read on »
The Voice by Kate Parker Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I've been hearing a few lately. The one in my head. More about that later.... And the one coming from the two year old. It sounds like a combination of a Char ... Read on »
Historic Roswell 5k Race Report by Kate Parker Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon So, yeah, been off blogging for almost another month...but a silly, little 5k race report's got me back on the ball. Yay for 5k's! I love this race. Did it back in 2 ... Read on »
Muscle Memory by Kate Parker Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Sometimes I wish my muscles would just forget. Forget how fast the last race, interval, mile, long run, was. Forget that I used to do a heck of a lot more training ... Read on »
Don't mess with Ella by Kate Parker Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon An admittedly weak update after a long break. Here's the gist. Kindergarten started. My heart broke. I missed E. She missed me. And cried in the bathroom abou ... Read on »
Dance Party USA by Kate Parker Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Does anyone else remember rushing off the bus in high school, forgetting about homework, repainting their nails (freshman year, I preferred a new color. Every day. Oy.), p ... Read on »
It's not my fault... by Kate Parker Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon ...that I have not posted for almost a month. A month. Wow. Time flies. (And that is the last thing I want it do this summer. I want it to crawl. Not fly.) ... Read on »
Summer thus far... by Kate Parker Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon A photo-essay. (AKA the lazy mom's blog post). You would think that all that time I gained by not swimming and biking umpteen (okay, realistically more like ump-ten o ... Read on »
Bad timing... by Kate Parker Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon ...as in, what kind of poor internal clock do I have that decides in mid-June/early July Georgia to become (just a) runner? The kids are home. All day. Every day. ( ... Read on »
A Vacation by Kate Parker Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon We had our family one last week in Seagrove, Fl. Great time. I love it. Love, love, love it down there. We were lucky enough to not have any oil, at all, on the beaches, ... Read on »
Fives by Kate Parker Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon This is a two part post revolving around the big number five. Referring to E's years and kilometers ran as fast as possible (yet still not fast enough). So, my ba ... Read on »
How I Spent My Summer Vacation by Kate Parker Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Remember these essays assigned on the first day back to school? When these were actual assignments, I tried my damndest to make sandwich artistry, sub par waitressing, p ... Read on »