February 21st, 2016 | Posted by Stacey in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

Somehow these past few months have escaped me.  We went from the crazy holiday season, winter swimming and to all things winter. November and December were extremely mild…so much so I was able to ride my bike outside every month.  I think I was out the day after Christmas.  We did not get enough snow …
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December 1st, 2015 | Posted by Stacey in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

The holidays are fast approaching and everyone is starting to get a little eager for the snow to hit.  Off season seemed to have ended long ago and I am working on strengthening my weaknesses.  As we headed north for the holidays, we were welcomed with some of the best holiday weather in a LONG …
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October Fun

October 28th, 2015 | Posted by Stacey in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

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 favorites local series: Here we are acting serious as the 5k turnaround point.  Such a …
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October 16th, 2015 | Posted by Stacey in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

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 days of school.   We have heard that Austin is a GREAT place, without kids, …
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September here and gone….

September 28th, 2015 | Posted by Stacey in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

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 was a LONG time. Soccer still occupies four nights a week and both Brianna and …
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Raising IRONkids

August 31st, 2015 | Posted by Stacey in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

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 always been part of their lives.  Now at 5, 7, and 9….they are an active …
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Back at it

August 20th, 2015 | Posted by Stacey in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

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 wanted to do something like shorter like a half but there are not a ton …
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annual trek across the US

August 8th, 2015 | Posted by Stacey in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

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 of 4 came out to spectate and cheer.  We were lucky to have them with …
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IMLP 2015

July 31st, 2015 | Posted by Stacey in Uncategorized - (2 Comments)

I am building a fire, and everyday I train I add more fuel.  At just the right moment, I light the match.. unknown We arrived in Placid on Thursday.  I was able to check in quickly and then we grabbed a quick dinner in Lake Placid.  We drove out to Wilmington and jammed out family …
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coming up for air

July 10th, 2015 | Posted by Stacey in Uncategorized - (1 Comments)

  This is a pretty solid summary of the last two months of my life.  This week capped the final push before IMLP and honestly, I was a little sad to finish my last long brick.  Slowly, I am finishing the things that were on the back burner for the past two months or so and …
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