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becoming a triwife all over again
in Life with a Triathlete, Race Life

Becoming A TriWife All Over Again

My husband hasn’t done an Ironman race since California in 2015.¬†Due to injuries and work obligations he was forced to take some time away from the sport. Can I still be called a TriWife? I mean we’re talking three years here. He is supposed to be getting back into the sport this spring, however, which brings up the question…Will I have forgotten everything I’ve learned…

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which type of triwife are you
in Home, Life with a Triathlete

Which Type of Triathlete Wife (Husband) Are You?

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 Sherry WernickeSherry is one of the TriWivesClub and LifeDoneWell co-founders and contributes to multiple…

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what's the best way for cleaning triathlete gear
in Home, How to, Life with a Triathlete

Tips for Cleaning Triathlete Gear

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 you make this a joint weekend afternoon project, they feel…

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how to relax on a cruise vacation
in Home, Life with a Triathlete

How One Triathlete On Vacation Let Go Of The “T” Word

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 his sister, along with her husband’s cousin. Having had such…

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is it possible to happily live with a triathlete
in Home, Life with a Triathlete

What You Need to Know to Live Happily With a Triathlete

If you are reading this blog, you undoubtedly know that life with a triathlete isn’t all swimming with the dolphins, biking the countryside of Tuscany, or running through fields of lavender. It also comes with a few negatives! Yes, I said it. There are self-importance issues, family abandonment issues, laundry issues, and expense issues just to name a few. So, faced with such adversity, how…

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how I live happily with a triathlete
in Home, Life with a Triathlete, Triathlon

When All Else Fails, Have A Cocktail And Enjoy The Triathlon Ride

There is triathlon training season and then there is triathlon training season. The training goes up and down based on when the race is and what type of race it is. There are A races and B races and then there are the “it’s just for fun” races that they treat like an “A” race. You also have to consider where in the training cycle…

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taking a triathlon season off
in Home, Life with a Triathlete, Triathlon

THE DELIGHTFUL ADVANTAGES OF TAKING A TRIATHLON SEASON OFF

Well, I have to admit that my triathlon life is nothing short of a roller coaster. The 2014 triathlon season came to an abrupt end on May 30th at the hands of a drunk driver. 2015 started with Ironman 70.3 Puerto Rico, then ended quickly at Ironman Texas. It was a long, hard race and seemed as if his body had not recovered properly from…

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sailing the BVI
in Home, Life with a Triathlete

RECIPE FOR DISASTER OR FUN? 2 TRIATHLETES, 2 TRIWIVES, 1 SAILBOAT, 9 DAYS

We recently spent 9 days with another couple, 7 of which were on a sailboat. We had no idea what to expect going in. While we’ve known each other for quite a few years, we’ve never spent any serious time together. And, what made this trip even more interesting and a huge question mark was that both husbands are triathletes who would be trapped on…

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