Why We Do This: Chris McCubbins

Chris McCubbins is the uncle of my masseuse, Katharine Chaney at www.PureJoyBodywork.com. He recently died after a valiant battle against the cancer that I am racing to cure. As a youth, Chris never got a hit in Little League baseball, he was the last person to be selected in school yard games, and he was the […]


What We Are Doing This For: Hank The Vineman Marshall

I was really sad that I couldn’t stay to meet our Honorees at the Sunday workout. I am really looking forward to it. But we received the following email from Sedonia (our swim coach) today, and this made me so sad…and determined at the same time. Take a read: Hey Team, If anyone is yearning […]


CouchPotatoWoman to IronWoman at the Louisville Ironman 2010

Yes, I have finally put mouth to microphone to podcast about what’s been going on for the last month – namely, my Quest to be an Ironwoman in 2010! It all started with Tony Robbins’ Unleash The Power Within…but if you want to hear more, I guess you should take a listen! As promised, CLICK […]


Why We Do This: Team In Training Update

I received the following note from a long-time friend of mine. We recently hooked back up via Facebook (isn’t Facebook great?) She saw that I was training for the Ironman through Team In Training, and shared the following: My dad was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma in 1994. After receiving his initial treatment, he suffered a […]