Category Archives: Life

Clavicle Chronicles

I am going to treat this post as an ongoing update rather than add new posts.  For most recent part of this post, click here. Feel free to send any questions to  Oh and if you want to see some … Continue reading

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Training, Racing and Winning in the Heat: Not Born Hot!

Welcome, this is a very short ebook I have been writing on Training, Racing and Winning in the Heat. Each chapter will begin with an Aid Station or key point for the chapter.  Please enjoy and feel free to email … Continue reading

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Ironman Lifestyle or Semi-Pro?

I had a triathlete ask me what I thought about doing some popular workout videos with his wife and daughter as his weight training work in preparation for a fall Ironman. I had a two part response. Part One: You … Continue reading

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Looking for great…

I am two weeks from Ironman Texas, and I find myself feeling reflective about my 10th Ironman.  I remember claiming one was enough! Last night, my sherpa team informed me that in two weeks, Ironman Texas will be a mini … Continue reading

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Misery Loves Company

A race report will follow in a few days after some of the the fog clears and my cankles recede. The short story is that I qualified for the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii by finishing second in my age … Continue reading

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Low White Blood Cell Count in Endurance Athletes

I arrived at my annual check up ready to be congratulated on another year of excellent health.  My physician had a different idea and started the conversation by mentioning that she called our local oncologist for her thoughts on my … Continue reading

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Finding Depth

Each summer for the last six years we have taken our daughter and our three nephews on a week long adventure.  Most of them involve water and according to the kids (now 18-13 years of age) some type of near … Continue reading

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Different Drummer

One of my team physicians, Betsy Sabga, died last night after a short illness.  I met Betsy after my arrival in Bloomington.  I needed an OB/GYN and she was well trained and highly regarded. Betsy had a small part time … Continue reading

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Every Thursday, we have family night dinner.  These dinners usually involve great wine, lots of laughter and interesting discussions.  Last night we talked about sunk costs in regards to a software project. I am fascinated about sunk costs and how … Continue reading

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Yesterday, I spent the day with my best friends in the most unlikely of places: Sometimes we choose to change and sometimes change is our only choice.   Some of you have asked how Ann is doing?  Very well.  You … Continue reading

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