Taking care of yourself… really?

The other day I was perusing Facebook on the bike trainer (I know, must not be working very hard, eh?)  but I came across one of the “breaking news stories” posted in my feed and thought ok, I’ll bite and clicked it. It read, “New Study is Wake Up Call for Diet Coke Drinkers”. This hit a little close to …

Julie SimonTaking care of yourself… really?

Back in the pool …

This week I started my tri training program again which meant 3 days a week back in the pool! I knew it would be a little challenging given that I’ve been 3 months chlorine free… but, what a struggle!  The first dip felt like the first day of school — frightening & exciting all at once. On several occasions I had …

Julie SimonBack in the pool …

Too Sick to Run?

There are only a few days out of the year that I take completely “off” from running or training. And, this last week I took four rest days in a row! (You’re welcome Fitbit friends!) Yes, 4 in a row! It was not Christmas Day, vacation, or the day after a big race- nope. I was sick with the flu! …

Julie SimonToo Sick to Run?