Not alone, Not lonely.

When I woke up this morning, you were my first happy thought, my first smile. Maybe it's because the anniversary of when we met is so close (Fun Fact- SYATP is on that same date this year!), maybe it's because I woke up sore, and remembered your encouragement that last night's ride was for *me*, [...]

Wellness Wednesday 7/29/20

It’s been…a week! My pinky slice has all but healed, thankfully, but my hormones have had me on an emotional roller coaster, and the addition of plenty of sugar and fun foods probably didn’t help. I also made a major life decision-for the good, but still a huge change- and the enormity of it is [...]

Wellness Update 6/8/20

It's not Wednesday, again. Considering everything going on lately, and particularly during the past week, writing about how I was feeling last Wednesday felt a little...trivial. What was going on in my health and fitness journey didn't seem worth sharing in light of the incredibly powerful events happening all over our country and the world. [...]

Can you fail your FTP Test?

I sure felt like I did, yesterday. Let me back up, because I've already lost most of you. FTP stands for Functional Threshold Power, and it's basically a measure of fitness in a certain type of training, primarily, I believe, for cyclists and runners. Peloton offers Power Zone training, which is centered around increasing one's [...]

Wellness (Not Wednesday) 5.25.20

It's clearly Monday, not Wednesday, and I know I missed a couple weeks, but I'm okay. I'm more than okay, in fact. I'm growing, learning, adapting, and, in many ways, starting to thrive again. Nutrition: I had been thinking a lot on this, lately, wanting to preserve freedom while also fueling my body better. Then, [...]