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Rocky 50 Race Recap

In Race Reports by jonibuck

It’s been a month since Rocky 50.  For various reasons it has taken that long to get this post finished.  I started writing it, then got distracted, the edited it some, then went on spring break, then came home, wrote/edited some more.  I knew I’d get …

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2018 VO2 Max Test

In Coaching by jonibuck

I had my annual VO2 Max test a week ago Monday, and boy was it interesting.  I did the test at my local Lifetime Fitness because last year I got kicked out of my Y by Harvey, and when I joined Lifetime as a stop-gap …

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Post Ironman Texas Recovery & Plans

In Racing & Training by jonibuck

I can’t believe it’s been almost three months since Ironman Texas. It’s been a busy three months.  Jason was offered/started a new job.  We went on a week-long vacation and then turned around and spent a weekend in Galveston.  I organized a fundraiser.  My cat …

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Ironman Texas 2018 Race Recap

In Race Reports by jonibuck

I DID IT, Y’ALL!!! WHAT. A DAY. The week leading up to the race was crazy. It was the longest 7 days of my life. I spent most Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nervous-cleaning my house, doing laundry, frantically cooking, and otherwise trying to keep myself …

Ironman Texas Training, Is Done!

In Uncategorized by jonibuck

Y’all, Ironman Texas training is DONE!! I MADE IT! (If you missed the first three updates they’re here, here, and here.) Back in January, a friend asked me if I was excited about the training and I honestly replied, “No, I’m actually kinda dreading it.” Blunt, …

Ironman Training Update #2

In Uncategorized by jonibuck

(In case you missed the first three posts, read them here, here, and here.) Everyone keeps asking me how training is going and it made me realize that I haven’t done a training update in a while. Actually I haven’t posted in while, period. And it’s because my …

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Ironman Training Update #1

In Uncategorized by jonibuck

Here we are, six weeks into training for Ironman Texas. If there’s any word I can use to describe it, it would be tired. So flippin’ tired. Worse than pregnancy tired. Yesterday I swam in the morning (8 x 75 meter sprints with 20 seconds …

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Being Just A Little Scared

In Miscellaneous by jonibuck

Why does fear paralyze us? It can take a completely rational person, who is facing a seemingly rational decision and turn them to metaphorical stone. Frozen in time, by their fear. That fear could be anything, from starting your own business to taking a new …

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Big Bend Ultra 50k Race Recap

In Race Reports by jonibuck

I’ve been wanting to run Big Bend Ultra for about the last three years. I found out about the race shortly after our family trip to Big Bend Ranch State park five years ago and it’s been on my list ever since, but for one …

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Sausage Bake

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This recipe has been a staple in our house for YEARS, we eat it at least every other week and for some reason I never seem to get tired of it. It’s easy to prepare, a complete meal cooked exclusively in the oven, relatively healthy, …