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Dear Good Night's Sleep by Tea Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Dear Good Night's Sleep, We've been struggling lately. No more late night cuddling. No more dreaming of what could be. It's been tough on me. I even admit that I've be ... Read on »
What's Next for Tea by Tea Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Prior to Vegas, I couldn't even think about next year.  Then, I took a few days off....lost days....I didn't want to do anything. I didn't want to think about anything ot ... Read on »
How I ran a 10 mile warm up for a 5k by Tea Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon This is now my 3rd attempt at writing a race report.  I am going to make this my best attempt YET at staying on topic. If I manage to go off on tangents just skip to the ... Read on »
Only one reason by Tea Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Three weeks ago, I ran a half marathon.  You all know the story. It was a blast.  But, I have to admit....it left me wondering. If I felt that good, what am I capable ... Read on »
4 mile Turkey Trot Redeux by Tea Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon How many years that I've done this race?  I don't even know anymore.  We started doing this race on Thanksgiving when the boys were in strollers. Then, my sister st ... Read on »
It wasn't really about me, maybe a little by Tea Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Sunday was the day. Today was the half marathon that I was running with a first timer. It was one of those races that far exceeded anything I have ever don ... Read on »
What do you dream of? by Tea Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I don't want to talk about training. I don't want to talk about how far or fast I ran. I don't want to talk about what I ate before or after or how much sleep I got or ... Read on »
Breakthrough Week by Tea Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon What a week for Tea! Training and racing, both, have their moments. Good & bad moments. For the most part, my season was fantastic. Of course, I was happy. Thrilled wo ... Read on »
Hey Tea? Are you getting ready ... by Tea Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Hey Tea? Are you getting ready to go run? Me: Uh. Yes? Ok, great. I have a question for you to think about while you run. I need you to get creative for me. It's sa ... Read on »
Half Marathon Saga by Tea Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Let me 'splain. No, there is too much. Let me sum up. ----Inigo Montoya A couple of months ago, I volunteered to run a half marathon with a friend who was ditched by her ... Read on »
Eat Papa Eat by Tea Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I wrote several posts this week that I didn't publish. NOW, I have to go back and summarize. I think we can agree that I don't "summarize" very well. Here goes: 1.) ... Read on »
Another New Normal by Tea Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I need to deal with an issue.  I've not hidden the fact that I'm beyond busy. (Have I? Have you felt that I've been pretty honest with how things are going? Somewhat?) ... Read on »
The Beast by Tea Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Tabatas. Have you done them? If not, you're in for a TREAT. A TREAT, I tell you. They are ugly, hard. And, they make me make weird noises that sound something li ... Read on »
For every bad day, there's an angry Eminem song by Tea Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Have you ever noticed that? No matter how bad your day/week was, there's ALWAYS an Eminem song that makes your upper lip curl up, fist pump at the sky and yell out: F&$% ... Read on »
Know your why by Tea Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon For the past few years, I've talked to people who were new to triathlon. Immediately, (many....most) of them say that they want to do Ironman. I would alway ... Read on »
Swim MOJO by Tea Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon A RIDICULOUS thing happened.  At Master's a few weeks ago, we did pacing workouts to get ready for off-season training.  I had my fastest swims to date, coming in at a ... Read on »
Regarding my Long Run by Tea Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Sunday's Post Today was my first *real* long run of my half marathon training. I really enjoyed it. I did another 8 mile run a couple of weeks back, but I was still ... Read on »
After my last two posts, I g ... by Tea Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon After my last two posts, I got a rather interesting email from someone we shall call Anonymous. Because that's how the email came through. Apparently, my comments we ... Read on »
Attitude Adjustment by Tea Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I got to go to the gym today, which was GLORIOUS. I love love off season strength training. While I was there, I was talking to a woman who is a runner, thinking about do ... Read on »
Race Lessons by Tea Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I had a race yesterday.I've been trying to figure out the best way to write my race report. I struggled with different ideas because I had some weird things happen. I did ... Read on »