Great Floridian Ultra Triathlon Race Recap

by healthy ashley on October 26, 2010

2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike ride, 26.2 mile ride… I did it all and I am an Ironman. Pulling up the rear of every leg, I crossed the finish line at 12:52 a.m., after 17 hours, 22 minutes and 36 seconds of intense racing. I jogged through the finish line of the Great Floridian [...]



by healthy ashley on October 22, 2010

Training: successful, challenging, fun, doable Tapering: anxious, lazy, out-of-shape, irritableRace: period, nerves, 14 hours, to-do lists The journey to tomorrow’s Ironman has been one of self-discovery and personal records. I faced my fear of a second open water swim, rode my bike 100 miles alone, ran my heart out. I asked myself the question, “do [...]


My Life in 10 Years

by healthy ashley on October 11, 2010

I was debating posting this written vision of my life in 10 years online, but as friends on Twitter reminded me, posting it can only help it come true. Inspired by lululemon‘s goal-setting culture and tools, here is how I see my life in 10 years: It’s a Sunday, my family’s favorite day of the [...]


Can You Do It?

by healthy ashley on October 8, 2010

Fear comes in many forms. It could be an interview for a better job, a move to a new city or a big, scary athletic endeavor. Regardless, fear, and the act of facing it, keeps us alive. My two fears of choice at the moment are the Men’s Health Urbanathlon I am doing with Nike [...]