Closing the loop on my cardiologist post on Thanksgiving

I wanted to follow up the post I published on Thanksgiving. I was able to convince my cardiologist I didn't need another angiogram. He was unaware of a follow-up my former doc had done in 2017. I wan't, however, able to escape without more drugs. The conspiracy theorist in my is sure that the ever-lowering …

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Today I’m Thankful That What Doesn’t Kill Us Makes Us Stronger

This morning I sat down to work on my race reports from the New Roads Triathlon Festival, which is very late, and Ironman Florida, only a little late, and I started thinking about yesterday.

Yesterday I had an Echo Stress Test. It’s a redo of the one I had a year ago.

I’ll get those race reports finished, but first I want to talk about my stress test. Just thinking about it makes me sad, frustrated, and angry

Sträva Screenshot 8 mile run - 1 mile segments

Lessons in Acceptance – Win Or Learn

I think triathlon came first.I was trying to decide after my run today whether I started meditating, as a practice, first or triathlon training. I'm pretty sure it was triathlon.In fact, I'm sure it was. Meditation as I think about it started with a gift - the Apple Watch from my mother. It's grown since, …

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Smoothie Recipe with Protein, Seeds, Fruits & Vegetables

What's in my morning smoothie recipe? This recipe was originally inspired by Rich Roll, in his book Finding Ultra. Rich indicates it originates with Brendan Brazier, Co-Founder of Vega Nutrition, in his book Thrive. When I first posted this picture on Instagram, my cousin Claudia said I should become a blogger so I decided to write …

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