• Life After Melanoma

    Life After Melanoma

    You are a survivor. You've overcome some kind of challenge that changed you. So, how will you retain the life lessons learned?
  • Why Sun Protection is Important to Me

    Why Sun Protection is Important to Me

    I started getting small dark spots under my eyes, on my cheeks, as well as on my shoulders and arms. Being in my mid-twenties at this point, I was terrified of damaging my skin for the rest of my life. Not to mention, that voice in my head saying, this is one step away from something serious.
  • Dealing with Swimming Induced Pulmonary Edema

    Dealing with Swimming Induced Pulmonary Edema

    In the days after, my lungs ached and felt bruised for over a week. My first two doctors told me to quit triathlon all together.
  • Tri Sirena Siren Luminary in Sleeved Tri Top and Tri Shorts

    When Ironman Isn’t The Next Step

    Sometimes we feel like when we do something and progress, we have to follow a natural order of progression. But what if that’s not your right fit? After all, not everyone has the time or dedication or desire to do a long course triathlon. So what are your options? 
  • Tri Sirena Siren Luminary in Long Sleeve Women's Swimsuit

    Never Back Down: Facing My Fear of Swimming

    It took me nearly 45 minutes, but I did it. I finished the swim! I had been working so hard mentally and physically to get to that point and I was completely elated. I felt so empowered to have conquered that fear.
  • Womens Cute Sexy Multi Sport Running Cycling Long Sleeve Sun Protective Performance Gear Triathlon Grief and Triathlon

    Grief and Triathlon

    Grief, it's never easy, but there is something beautiful in grief - like really leaning on your friends to help you get through tough times, or keeping the memory of your loved one alive by sharing with people who never knew them, or like me, finding ways to deal with your grief by pushing yourself in your favorite sport (TRI). I'm grateful for triathlon.