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race recovery in the pacific northwest.

08/31/2017

Some people drown their sorrows with wine. Me – I down them in pizza. 

We spent the week after IRONMAN Canada pizza eating our way through Vancouver and Seattle. And it was wonderful. Because pizza six days in a row. But it was also awful. Because pizza six days in a row. By the time Saturday rolled around, I couldn’t stomach another bite. 

Pizza aside, a recovery week in the Pacific Northwest is always a good idea. We spent a few days in Whistler and Vancouver and then took Amtrak to Seattle where we stayed until Saturday night (note to self: the red eye home is never a good idea).

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skate skiing at hyland park reserve in minneapolis

week 2 positive: dinner + skinny skis.

Every Monday morning at a team stand-up, my colleagues each share a Monday positive – something good that happened over the weekend. Highlights range from beaming about kids’ accomplishments to seeing the latest Star Wars movie to nailing a tough rock climbing route.   Here are my…

01/16/2017

sunshiny getaway in seattle.

Minnesota will always be home, but the Pacific Northwest…! ♥ There’s something so magical about it – the mountains, the water, the fresh pine tree air – and every time I’m there, it’s all I can do to not just stay. West coast is…

06/20/2016

ironman canada // recovery week + vacation

It was a gloriously relaxing recovery week. Post IRONMAN Canada, we slept a lot, caught up with family, and ate our way through Whistler, Vancouver and Seattle (not hard to do when there’s fresh seafood involved). Being tourists in the beautiful Pacific Northwest helped…

09/04/2013