We all know that having a triathlete partner can be both really awesome and really awful. From the time triathletes spend training to special eating needs to money spent to missed kids’ events to questionable vacation venues, it can really cause issues for a triwife. But, since living with a triathlete
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As a triwife, I’ve lived a dream existence for the past year and a half. I’ve been on actual vacations where the word triathlon never came up in conversation. I’ve gotten to sleep in until 7am and had many nights of dinners and movies with my husband.
Many nights I find myself tight for time, as I’m sure you do, too. Even when I plan my very best dinner, sometimes things get forgotten. Then, I really am in a crunch for time. To make things easier for me, I often divide my meal preparation into prep time,
It has been a LONG time since my triathlete husband has done a triathlon; we’re talking since Ironman 70.3 California in March of 2015. First, he had plantar fasciitis which was crippling enough, but then he bent down to fix his bike shoes one day and ended up with a slipped disc and sciatica, which […]
My freezer is a special place in our whole food life. It is used for several different purposes; from making the perfect dessert to preserving fruits and veggies at the peak of season. In the early fall, my extra freezer is jam packed, but when late winter comes,
With the end of triathlon season quickly approaching, it’s time to think about cleaning all of the gear that has probably been neglected much of the year or left to be “cleaned” by your triathlete. Now is the time to really get in there and get all the sweat and bacteria out of there. If […]
There are so many toxins and chemicals in the world that I work hard to eliminate them from my home. I keep it whole, simple, and real in the house. I will admit that I love eating out and there are many things we do that expose us to chemicals. So, I keep it clean […]
Disclosure: Consideration was provided by the mentioned brand. I was not paid for this article. All opinions are my own. When you think of traveling as or with a triathlete, a big concern is always hotel accommodations and amenities. Is there a gym? Is there a pool or body of water nearby? Can we find […]
With the end of triathlon season quickly approaching, it’s time to think about cleaning all of the gear and bags, especially if you haven’t touched them during the year. Seriously! Just consider where your bags have been and what has gone into them…all that sweaty spandex and shoes. But, this doesn’t just apply to cleaning […]
I am here to tell all you tripartners out there that it is possible to take a triathlete on vacation and NOT hear the “T” word, triathlon, mentioned; well, barely mentioned. Yes, it just happened to me… My triathlete husband and I recently returned from a 9 day vacation to Alaska. We were invited by […]