Living Fearless

Over the years, many friends have encouraged me to start a blog. So today, I decided to take a stab at blogging. They encouraged me for a couple reasons. First, my husband and I have a unique story that many couples do not share. One thing that sets us apart is that sisters from my family,... Continue Reading →

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Moving on Up in Watts/Kg

My FTP Journey Continues Last week, I did it again! While it wasn’t a huge jump like the last two times, my FTP still increased 2 watts. I am now 3.3 watts/kg. Oh my, the workouts have hit a new level of challenging, that’s for sure! As I write about the adventure, I am so... Continue Reading →

Our NICU Journey

In the blink of an eye, our NICU journey had begun. While in the hospital, we spent every moment we could with Liam. Holding him, doing skin to skin, and trying to help him feel loved and not alone. My heart broke every time I had to put him back in the basinet and walk... Continue Reading →

FTP Test – 15 watt increase!

This is the look of a surprised and stoked triathlete! This week, I set a new PR on the bike hitting 3.29watts/kg. I have never been this strong and am pretty excited with the progress. My husband wants me to shoot for 4watts/kg so we will see where this journey takes me. Throughout all my... Continue Reading →

My FTP Journey

Have you every completed an FTP (functional threshold power) test on the bike or 1 mile time trial run? They are a test of your current fitness and provide a baseline to your training until the next time you test. This week, was my first FTP assessment after my first 6 week training block postpartum.... Continue Reading →

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Oatmeal Bake

Earlier this week, I shared on Instagram that I had revamped Addie Roberts, a friend and fellow Dietitian’s, Pumpkin Steel Cut Oatmeal Bake recipe. My alterations were made primarily on preference of texture and the fact that I am using Ripple milk as a dairy alternative. I typically make this recipe to have a quick... Continue Reading →

Delicious Sweet Potato Hash

This is the perfect dish that will warm you up form the inside out. In Texas, we are experiencing some cooler weather and this hash hit the spot! It tastes like thanksgiving to me. The blend of sweet potato with cinnamon, brown sugar and sage are so yummy! Hopefully you will enjoy it as well.... Continue Reading →

Comparing Triathlon Life & Motherhood

Tapping into my mental strength gained from triathlons. I love competing in triathlons and can’t help but compare some of my life experiences with racing. The other morning, I had an “aha” moment. I began thinking about child labor in comparison to racing. How time and time again, I have signed up for triathlons, knowing... Continue Reading →

Simple Tacos

Today’s recipe uses cumin to add some tasty flavor to the dish. If you have never cooked with cumin, you are missing out! Cumin packs a punch and some health benefits as well. My dish today, has a Mexican flare and is very versatile. I used lean beef, but you can use any ground meat... Continue Reading →

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