Calling All Female Athletes

Being a female is amazing until it’s not….during that one week every month when everything gets more difficult, emotional and exhausting. Yes, I am talking about the week of your cycle. Now, symptoms ebb and flow at varying times for all women within the menstrual cycle. Personally, I notice chocolate cravings, back pain and bloating... Continue Reading →

The Grand Reveal

Saturday morning, I had the opportunity to retest my FTP. It is no surprise to me that after about 1 ½ months off from consistent riding, my FTP dropped 6 watts. While it is a bummer, it was expected. Nutrition Leading to the Test Breakfast – Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread (a treat curiously of my... Continue Reading →

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 →

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