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Kay Vee Patient Expert

I am a fitness fanatic and have found my happy place in triathlon. After 5 years in the sport (following 20+ years as a runner), I am just as enthusiastic as I was before.
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In the interim by Kay Vee Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I am back. I think. I will see how this goes and then decide whether to continue this particular blog...or not. This new year not only starts a new chapter, it is t ... Read on »
Because I never win anything, but it doesn't stop me from trying by Kay Vee Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Check out DC Rainmaker's November Forerunner giveaway . There's still time to get in on the action. Read on »
Now what? by Kay Vee Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Being newly widowed (how I hate that word), this is something I think about often. Now what do I do? I am middle-aged. (According to my friend’s boyfriend, she and I ... Read on »
Sleep in Sundays by Kay Vee Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Even though I don’t have any ironman-type training going on, I am coaching with our Fleet Feet’s marathon training program , and am finding that the only possible day I ... Read on »
RR: Run for Life Half Marathon by Kay Vee Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Prologue Richard was not a runner. He just wasn’t. That’s not to say he didn’t give it a whirl. He even ran a marathon . Once and done. But, Richard was a volunte ... Read on »
The Day My World Ended by Kay Vee Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon The last four weeks have been the longest of my life. Richard, my husband and best friend, died suddenly of a heart attack. He was only 47 years old. Devastation doesn't eve ... Read on »
Collectors (totally random and no tri content) by Kay Vee Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I’m not one. I only just realized that this past weekend while strolling on the beach with a friend who is. She was happily picking up pretty seashells to add to her col ... Read on »
Heart O' Dixie observations and other random stuff by Kay Vee Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon So, it’s been 2 weeks since the Heart O’ Dixie race…and it would seem anti-climatic to do an “official” race report. Besides, you can read about the special uniqueness ... Read on »
When life sucks by Kay Vee Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Not mine. Although, it’s not beneath me to whine about how mine could certainly be better if I were a “kept” woman rather than a working slob. But, all things considered, I ... Read on »
Maybe I don’t hate swimming as much as I thought I did by Kay Vee Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I blame it on Mississippi. (In fact, I blame most everything negative that has happened in the past 4 years on Mississippi.) My biggest challenge (in ... Read on »
Where there are goats by Kay Vee Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I completed my first 100+-mile training ride this past Saturday. Well, not my first 100-mile ride ever, but my first in preparation for Rev3 in September. I know. It seems l ... Read on »
Snow on the Golden Horn...A Must Read by Kay Vee Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon And I don't say that just because it was written by my dad. Check it out: http://www.authorhouse.com/Bookstore/ItemDetail.aspx?bookid=70973 . It's a great action/myste ... Read on »
The things that make me scream and faint by Kay Vee Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon You know you’ve gone over the edge when you start mistaking tufts of pet hair for spider corpses. Yep. That was me. Last night. Much to Hubby’s chagrin. I am not touch ... Read on »
Swimming with the alligators by Kay Vee Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon …and snakes and giant catfish. Way back a while ago, Billunit conceived of a really crazy-assed idea. “Let’s swim across the reservoir.” “Uh. Why?” I think the a ... Read on »
Cheetos! by Kay Vee Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Gah! I will never get caught up. And now, it’s been 2 weeks since my last post, and all that stuff I was planning on catching up on is quickly becoming passé. So, I’m jus ... Read on »
The Rules of Cricket by Kay Vee Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon This is what I feel like today... You have two sides, one out in the field and one in. Each man that's in the side that's in the field goes out and when he's out c ... Read on »
Heatwave Pictures by Kay Vee Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon On the Heatwave race site, there are something like 400 pictures. My ass made one of them. I could have sworn there was only the turn buoy and then the buoy at the ... Read on »
Race Report: Heatwave Classic Triathlon by Kay Vee Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Okay. I am doing this all out of order. I really wanted to post a nice, expressive, inspiring story about my experience with the Tri 101 group and their first ever super ... Read on »
But I digress by Kay Vee Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I’m still working on that post about the Tri 101 group I helped coach. And now I have a race report to write as well. Saturday’s annual Heatwave triathlon right here in Madi ... Read on »
May wrap up by Kay Vee Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I am working on a more interesting post about a beginner's triathlon group I helped coach and the race they did just recently. It was awesome. Unfortunately, I haven't found ... Read on »