Family

8 is GREAT

Catching up on a big birthday!  Brianna celebrated with a Halloween party this year!    We did the traditional donuts on the string…and the kids thought that was a blast!  Bacon loved the end result in the yard for many Read more

By Stacey, ago
Training

Off season

My break from training was short this year and we are back into training mode.  This is the first year I have done a really regimented off season.  In years past, I would take a break for a couple of Read more

By Stacey, ago
Training

things I am loving…

October came and went….it seems like between soccer, karate, and swimming it seems like a never ending taxi service from 4-8pm….but we have also had some big changes! ryan is HOME! – He was able to rework his schedule so he is home Mon Read more

By Stacey, ago
Family

October Fun

I was excited for October…it is just a nice time here in PA!  Some fun updates.. Racing: Well there is none of that happening for me in October but we hit the race circuit to volunteer for one of our Read more

By Stacey, ago
Family

Austin!

This weekend we headed to Austin with the kids.  Ryan had a conference here and we have never been to Texas. We thought, incorrectly, of course that the kids would have Columbus day off so they would only miss two Read more

By Stacey, ago
Racing

Redman

Last weekend I raced my final triathlon this season at Redman in Oklahoma.  While this was undoubtedly, my most successful year in this sport, I came home from that trip totally spent.  Everything hurt, including my brain from thinking so Read more

By Stacey, ago
Family

September here and gone….

Blink….and September is almost over!  Everyone headed to school this year and we are settling into a new routine.  Jack started kindergarten and he was SUPER excited to ride the bus…which lasted all of about 2 days before 45 min Read more

By Stacey, ago
Family

Raising IRONkids

The balance between training for long course events and raising a family is a tricky one.  When I first started training for the half ironman distance, my kids were 8 weeks, 2 and 4.  For the most part, this has Read more

By Stacey, ago
Training

Back at it

After IMLP and our annual trek across the US, we returned briefly to PA.  In 2013, I essentially ended my season after Lake Placid as I was not sure how I was going to feel.  This year, I knew I Read more

By Stacey, ago
Family

annual trek across the US

Post Placid…we drove to IA, which we do every summer.  The kids love it.  We stop and see lots of friends and hit different places every summer.  This time we had company along the way.  Ryan’s brother and his crew Read more

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