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HAVE YOU EVER THOUGHT ABOUT LIFE AFTER TRIATHLONS?

I recently had a conversation, well text conversation, with a fellow triwife who was out on the course supporting her triathlete. He’s been out of the competition for a while with several injuries and surgeries and is just getting back into racing this year. While she was with a group of other triwives and trisupporters through the swim and bike, their triathletes were ahead of…

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TOP 10 TRIATHLON DON’TS TO SAVE THE SPECTATING DAY

  I know the word DON’T is strong and can sound mean, but that’s really not my intent.  We have just witnessed some “uncomfortable” situations take place at triathlons over the years and hate to see them repeated.  By writing these DON’TS, I’m trying to give you tips so that you, your athlete, your kids, and the race community have a very smooth day. We’ve actually…

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HOW TO HAVE FUN ON A COUPLES VACATION WHEN ONE BRINGS A CHILD

This is one type of travel that doesn’t happen to us often, but recently did. It’s going on a couples vacation when only one couple decides to bring a child.  It’s one thing when you both have kids along, because your situations are similar and it’s family travel and all that entails. Both of you will most likely want to do similar activities. We’re assuming…

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AN EASY TO MAKE STRAWBERRY RHUBARB CRISP RECIPE

Summer is here, YEAH, which means crisps are made weekly at my house for dessert! And my new favorite is a strawberry rhubarb crisp. You see, I love fresh local food, so which crisp I make depends on what I find in season at the Farmer’s Markets.  This week, I found gorgeous strawberries and rhubarb, so I will make a Strawberry Rhubarb crisp.  But, in a…

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survival tips for dealing with a debbie downer
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SURVIVAL TIPS WHEN DEBBIE DOWNER IS RUINING YOUR DAY

I had a very interesting thing happen at my last triathlon.  I was lucky enough to be at the race with an amazing group of wives from the Ironman XC group.  But, I got separated; then the twins went for waters; and then this happened… I found myself standing next to a trisupporter who literally complained about everything the entire time we were together.  Granted,…

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