A human being with little or no effort can walk across hot coals when a human being can’t even put a bare palm down on a 300 degree hot stove.
instead of beating myself up and wishing I was “finished already” I want the race to be about being present to where I am and to the now of each moment
I spent hours of my childhood outside, roaming the six acres of woods on our lot. I took my afternoons pretending to be Daniel Boone, a pint sized version of one of my favorite characters in history. As the CEO of RedZone Technologies, I found myself spending much of my time inside – inside cars, airports, and offices. Until one… Read more →
Show me the guy who fears no evil because he’s the baddest dude in the valley of death, and the woman who climbs El Capitan before breakfast. You think they’re fearless? Tougher than a Deca Ironman? I’d have to agree. But I think I did something scarier and tougher than either of them. Little old me. Miss forty-five-year-old can’t-do-no-better-than-a-half-ironman, me.
I risked everything for love.
My vision started changing gradually and one would think it was just part of the aging process but by 2006, it would be diagnosed as a retina disease. I am fortunate to have found a retina specialist who is also a triathlete so, although I was advised to stop driving, I was never advised to stop triathlon. I continued to do my races in the age group division with some challenges but it was a trip to Hawaii 70.3 in 2010 when I finally found that my vision had changed to a point that I could not safely do a race without assistance.
Through the voices of these men and women that a voice inside you will say, “heh I can do that too.” If I can move your spirit by holding the space for these atheletes, adventurers, and explorers to share their own story and you come away with a new sense of possibility that you never knew existed for you then I have done my job.
The MDS for me is above survival, It is only 8 days but, metaphorically, it is a biblical 40 day test. To live the rest of my life to my potential my Neuronet will need to be reconditioned, the MDS is the terrain for this training.