Training Update- 2.6.2018

It's official. My Half Ironman training has begun!As many of you who are following me know, I started at the beginning of 2018, with swimming/running/cycling as often as I could in between my regular workout schedule. That was a LOT to handle, with my group fit classes (bootcamp mixed with heavy lifting, conditioning, strength, etc.), [...]

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Leaving your “Comfort Zone” – 1.25.2018

You always hear people say "Life begins at the edge of your comfort zone." And really, they ain't kidding.I am the first to admit that leaving that happy, snuggly, comfortable place is absolutely terrifying. Will I get injured? Will I fail? Will I look like an idiot? (All these questions whir through my head). But [...]

Erin go Bragh! Ireland Recap. 1-19-2018

Hello lovely friends!! Fáilte! A week in Ireland with the whole fam damily. We left January 9 and came back January 16. My dad and sister and I planned this trip as a surprise for the other four who joined us (my youngest sister, step mom, my boyfriend Patrick and my sister's boyfriend Erik). This was [...]

Life Lately && Marathon Recap! 10.5.2017

I did it, you guys! My fourth marathon is actually over. And you know, I'm really sad about it. I LOVED training this time around. Every long distance run was like a new event for me to plan with Patrick (obviously, as my sherpa), and now, it's all done. You better believe I'll be finding [...]

Life Lately 4.21.17

Hi everyone! Checking in because this week has been such a fantastic and fun week, I have so much to share 🙂 Firstly, last Saturday, Patrick, my dad and I all ran the inaugural Brew City Half Marathon in Milwaukee - I think it went pretty dang well! The course is very similar to every [...]

Life Lately 4.3.2017

It's Monday again. It's a new month. There's so much to be thankful for this Spring 🙂 I haven't written in awhile, and I'd like to tell you it's because I've been too busy (which is partially true). Truthfully, I have definitely had "free time" on the weekends to jot down ideas and thoughts on what [...]

Life Lately 2.6.17

Back to the cold Wisconsin weather again. My family, boyfriend, and I were just in Orlando Florida this past weekend for four days of sun, Disney, and relaxation. It was badly needed by all and I am so grateful for the family time we had there. Patrick and I also celebrated our two year anniversary [...]