Running Fiesta

Writing and running in Austin, TX.

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Resources Part 1: Running!

I admit it, I’ve been having fits of paranoia about continuing these posts. Not just because all these people read my one post and got super-excited, and then I posted … Continue reading

August 12, 2013 · 10 Comments

People are Reading My Blog…Now What?

Here’s a question…if you’d just written your most successful blog post ever, what would YOU do next?  (Keep in mind that you just cancelled your cable to save $50 a … Continue reading

August 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

How to Quit Your Job (With No Real Backup Plan)

I just read an article about how to be a successful blogger, and it said that the most important element of every post is the title. Titles that start with … Continue reading

July 29, 2013 · 9 Comments

Sleep, Part II

Just a quick follow-up on my previous post. To all who asked – no, I haven’t yet uncovered the secret to healthy sleep habits. BUT, I did find this image … Continue reading

June 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Snooze Button is Evil

Pardon this interlude from the world’s longest race report, but if I know one thing about writing, it’s that you should never* fight the urge when it hits you. *-Obviously … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

Rookie Tri 2013: Swim

Well folks, clearly it’s taking me forever to get this race report written, so I’m going to play a mental trick on myself and say I only have to document one … Continue reading

June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

2013 Rookie Tri – The Pre-Race Report

I know, I know, there’s nothing in the world more annoying than a runner — especially a blogging runner — who decides to take up triathlon. First, they start talking … Continue reading

May 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

Why Runners Don’t Talk About Injury

It’s the ultimate enigma. The one topic that every single issue of every single running magazine in existence covers, and yet no one ever talks about. Injury. I feel like … Continue reading

March 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Garmin Saga Continues

As promised, what follows is the remainder of my Garmin saga, for now… (Yes, I do mean that in a threatening manner. I always enjoy threatening inanimate objects. Also drivers … Continue reading

March 26, 2013 · 6 Comments

Kill an Hour or 3 with Garmin Heat Maps

Note: I am not being compensated by Garmin in any way for this post. (Although if anyone from Garmin happens upon it, I have been admiring those spiffy new white watches…) … Continue reading

March 24, 2013 · Leave a comment