First super sprint triathlon – part 3: done!

It went way better than expected. I had over-estimated the time it would take me by 25 minutes. The dreaded swimming was the funniest leg of the race. Most importantly, I got to race, unexpectedly, with a great friend! The day started with a grumpy guy friend who had joined in last minute without training.…

My first sprint triathlon – part 2

Get yourself out there and bring your girlfriends along It was floating in the back on my mind ever since I first put my head under water two months ago. I could hear the slushy sound of an idea bouncing in my head, like the sound of a wave hitting a buoy, every time I…

My first Sprint Triathlon – part 1

First: put your head under water I found this race online, while browsing for trail races I could take part in this summer. I’ve been thinking about doing a sprint triathlon for the past few years, ever since a friend who had just given birth to twins and who had to stay in bed for the last…

Road trip with mom

I have been on a few road trips, some of which solo, some of which short, others over multiple weeks. I love all kinds of road trips. Last summer, in the midst of a life turmoil, I came to the conclusion that it was time to go back home. Home, at the time, was 4500…

Let the adventure begin – workshop

I found this website by accident and right away I felt like I wanted to become the author’s friend. She did such an amazing job, I registered for the free online workshop: The 10 essential elements for adventure. Over the next 20 days, I will receive an email every other day, with one take home message…

Spiders and fears

In my first post, I started with a story and it inspired a photo. On the same day I published my first post, I went to play in my parents’ garden and saw this gigantic spider. I ran quickly inside, not because I was scared, but to grab my smart phone and my new gadget:…