On Sunday Coach texted me saying my week was ready in training peaks. I responded with "Great!" and then immediately after looking at it I realized that I was only 6 weeks out from Texas. Instantly there was that feeling of holy crap there is not enough time left to get all my training in … Continue reading Don’t Panic
It's been a while since I posted a training update. With my little event countdown staring me in the face on the homepage of Where Your Feet Take You I am reminded that Ironman Texas is a mere three months away, and if your brain works like mine that means that you really only have … Continue reading Road to Ironman Texas // Update
The other day someone asked my husband what it is that I think about during my long workouts and races. He was also asked what it is that pushes people to step outside their comfort zone, and to keep going when the going gets tough. Basically his friend was curious about the inner thoughts of … Continue reading The Mental Game
Welcome to 2018! Crazy to think that it is already the second week of the New Year, I love it because that means we are that much closer to warmer weather and sunshine. We rang in the New Year in standard Bowker fashion, which is most likely pretty darn boring for most people, with dinner … Continue reading Welcome to 2018 // Goals and Dreams
Oh where to start with 2017! It was a year of constant changes and going with the flow, that led us from Spokane to Whistler to Arizona to Chattanooga and Kona, Hawaii. In this year in review I have briefly touched on some of the awesome events that filled our lives this year. There are a lot of pictures and a lot of links to other blogs that will give you more about that event if you so wish to read about it.
Its been almost two weeks since I started my I Love Swimming Campaign. During this time I have been focusing strongly on being positive and changing my attitude towards swimming. That meant that anytime I had a swim on the schedule I was going to focus on being excited about the swim, and believing that … Continue reading Change Your Mind Change Your Life
Swimming. As many of you know it is mentally, physically, and emotionally tough for me to get through. I am a self taught swimmer and while I hold my own I am no where near as fast as I would like to be, or believe I can be, and it seems as though no matter … Continue reading Positive Thinking – On Repeat
As I watched via social media all the amazing-ness, it seems to be the most appropriate word for anyone who completes or even just toes the line at any Ironman, of Ironman Arizona this year I was brought into a mode of complete nostalgia. There is something about your first Ironman that never totally leaves … Continue reading 2018 Season Planning – Fueling the Fire
In the past couple weeks I've had a fair amount of people ask me about my diet going into my last big Kona training block and Ironman training in general. So I figured I would share a bit with you about my diet. Before I begin I want to preface a few very important things; … Continue reading FOOD! Because who doesn’t love to eat?
This week on Living Life to the Fullest with Type 1 Diabetes I am highlighting an amazing mother who became Type 1 after having gestational diabetes when pregnant with her son. I met Holly via social media when I began following her journey towards competing in her first bikini competition. I was instantly inspired by … Continue reading Living Life to the Fullest with Type 1 Diabetes – Holly Miller