Friday, December 23, 2011

2 years ago today ...

2 years ago today i sat down and started this blog.

the main reason i decided to start a blog was to put my goals in writing. i also planned on telling 2 or 3 close friends about it as a way to hold myself accountable. my thinking was, if i write about it and they read it, then i have to do what i say i'm going to do or they will surely call me out and lord knows that is my worst nightmare. ask anyone i know well and they will tell you that when i set out to do something or say i'm going to do something, you better believe i will do it! no matter how small or big of a deal it is, i do what i say i'm going to do. period.

in this case, i began this blog with the intentions of doing an iron distance race. 10 months later, i did just that and loved every second of it. so much so, i did it again a year later and getting ready for round 3 in 2012!
the best and most unexpected benefit of this blog has been "meeting" some of the nicest, most caring group of people i have ever come to know. some i have met in real life and i can say that each and everyone of them have been as awesome, if not, more awesome than their blogs portray. i hope to meet many more of you at future races.

THANKS for 2 great years of constant motivation and for keeping me on task. something about having to blog about my training and race results, keeps me honest. sometimes when that alarm goes off at 4am and i start talking myself out of going to the pool, i think about what you all would say ...like, SUCK IT UP BUTTERCUP or IRONMAN WAITS FOR NO ONE! 

here's to many more fun years of blogging! much love and peace out.

21 comments:

  1. Congrats on your blog anniversary. I am a new reader and look forward to reading about your Ironman training this year. One day, I would love to be in your footsteps.

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  2. It has been a fun two year and pleasure getting to know you KC!

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  3. I love the social aspects of blogging. Since I work from home it's the only way I feel connected to the outside world some days. I always forget when my blog anniversary comes around though. Happy Birthday Awesome!

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  4. Congrats on a couple of awesome years! Cheers to another one being on tap!

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  5. Happy bloggerversary but please give the kid that you stole those cupcakes from back and go get some real adult sized cupcakes. Maybe make them fig filled.

    Oh BTW - Oikos makes a great greek yogurt that is Fig and Honey. I bought it in Charlotte last week and it is unreal. A touch of granola and a sliced banana and it is phenomenal.

    I promise to get those fig bars out to you in the very near future. Can't have my Secret Honey Badger celebrating with cupcakes made for 1 year olds.

    Oh BTW - yes I have used that twice now.....I can't believe it's been two years. We must have started our blogs around the same time. I need to go check out when I started mine in the original format.

    Happy Friday....Much Love and Peace Out

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  6. happy blogiversary! i'm so happy you started blogging too or else how would i have met you? i am so looking forward to your IMFL next year b/c i have EVERY intention of being there. i'm like the postman on that race....neither sleet, nor snow, nor hail, etc shall keep me from cheering my face off for you!

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  7. Happy Blogger birthday and Merry Christmas!

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  8. So glad you started it--have thoroughly enjoyed it for most of those two years! congrats

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  9. Yay! Happy blogiversary! I have really enjoyed following your crazy adventure! :)

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  10. Happy blog birthday! :)

    The best things about my blog is all the awesome people I've met through it. And the second best is the fact that it forces me to get off my ass and do the things I said I was going to.

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  11. You and the J man have a great holiday.
    Hope to see you in San Ant in the coming weeks. Heaven knows I need it. Profile is out on NY. 4000 feet of climbing on bike and 2000 on run....
    I'm having St George flashbacks...

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  12. Happy Blogoversary!!

    I hope you and J-man have an awesome holiday!!! Hope to see you again in 2012!!!!

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  13. So glad that I've gotten to follow you and looking forward to many more! :)

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  14. Congrats on the 2 year anniversary!

    Looking forward to year #3 and hopefully meeting you eventually.

    Hope you had a great Christmas and have a Happy New Year!

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  15. Happy Blogaversary!!!!! Those two motivational phrases are bomb!!!! "Ironman waits for no one". I love that!!!!

    Have a great day :)

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  16. Happy Bloggerversary!! It's been a pleasure following your journey-I hope our paths cross at some point.

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  17. I love your blog! I love that you just learned to swim in 2009 too! You have accomplished so much in Ironman in so little time, I'm so inspired!Thank you for your inspiring words and motivation on my blog as well! here is to an incredible 2012!

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