Fake smile on the run for the photographer

Mandurah Ironman 70.3

Member: TriathlonOz - Michelle 

Having just done this event yesterday I wanted to get my thoughts out early before the details got fuzzy in my mind. It was probably the hardest race I’ve ever done – not in ...

Created: 11 Nov 2013 04:43
Yin-Yang Symbol

Everything in Balance

Member: TriathlonOz - Michelle 

My 2013/14 season seems ready to kick off to a great start with my rehab from knee troubles well behind me now and my body adapting well to the rigors of half ironman training....

Created: 15 Oct 2013 02:37
Michelle & David

Coming back after injury!

Member: TriathlonOz - Michelle 

It's now just over 7 weeks since I injured my right knee (see previous blog) and the good news is I seem to be "fully" healed and can run, rid

Created: 16 May 2013 01:18
Making Kefir Step 1

Making Kefir - Instructions

Member: TriathlonOz - Michelle 

The following step by step instructions was written by me with photos of my culture. I hope that you'll find this useful. If you wish to find out more about kefir,...

Created: 10 Apr 2013 01:22

MTB Crash at Rapid Ascent X-Adventure!

Member: TriathlonOz - Michelle 

Last weekend I was in Dunsborough for the X-Adventure offroad triathlon. 3 events were held over the weekend, with both a Short Course and Kids race on the Saturday and the ...

Created: 28 Mar 2013 05:10
Pic 1

Women's Tri Hillarys 2013

Member: TriathlonOz - Michelle 

Today's women's triathlon at Hillarys was a family affair with Chardae doing the Tadpoles race, me doing the Long Course, and Leah & David there to cheer us on....

Created: 03 Mar 2013 07:11
Yummy green salad

The Perfect Green Salad

Member: TriathlonOz - Michelle 

Had a crazy day yesterday fitting in too much and I ended up arriving home late for lunch with no idea what to prepare - all I had was this desire to use a perfect avocado ...

Created: 01 Mar 2013 03:38
The finished sauce

My experimental raw green pasta sauce

Member: TriathlonOz - Michelle 

Everyday lunch is a challenge. Whilst I am perfectly happy to munch on a big salad every day, David gets a bit bored with the same textures so sometimes I try to whip up ...

Created: 27 Feb 2013 08:27

Todays yummy lunch

Member: TriathlonOz - Michelle 

I'm actually pretty pleased with this - chicken vegetable & quinoa soup! Bake a few chicken fillets on oven tray (about 15mins)....

Created: 26 Feb 2013 06:01
Lunch at work

My Raw Food experiences

Member: TriathlonOz - Michelle 

A few months ago, I was introduced to some raw vegan foodists and thus began a whole new journey of discovery about food. I've always been interested in nutrition, cooking,...

Created: 21 Feb 2013 02:43
David & I just before the start at 7am

Albany Half - Race Report

Member: TriathlonOz - Michelle 

Last Saturday I did a half-ironman distance triathlon in the beautiful SW WA town of Albany. This was my third triathlon of this distance so I knew what to expect in many ...

Created: 10 Jan 2013 04:04
My delonghi coffee machie

Kicking the Coffee Habit, Making Kefir, and going Green!

Member: TriathlonOz - Michelle 

A few things in my life I wanted to change this year included getting on top of my hydration (always a problem); put a stop to my coffee addiction; and control my evening sugar ...

Created: 09 Jan 2013 05:53


IT band

Training & Injury Management Update

Member: TriathlonOz - Michelle 

The good news is I'm still on track without injury so should be right to compete in this Sunday's City of Joondalup Triathlon,...

Created: 12 Dec 2012 01:15

2012 Interclub Triathlon (Mandurah)

Member: TriathlonOz - Michelle 

Last weekend I participated in the Interclub Championship, an annual event held in Mandurah since 1994, organised for friendly inter-club rivalry....

Created: 06 Dec 2012 02:00
First day on new bike

My 8 year old just got her first road bike

Member: TriathlonOz - Michelle 

We've feeling very lucky to have picked up a wonderful junior road bike for Chardae through another family in the tri club....

Created: 20 Nov 2012 05:52
2012 Busso 70.3

I just said I'd like to run a marathon - I must be crazy!

Member: TriathlonOz - Michelle 

I saw a post on the Impossible to Possible facebook page today that made me say I'd like to "run a marathon". I have NEVER said this before today....

Created: 19 Nov 2012 01:19
2012 Busso 70.3

My Running Rehab Plan

Member: TriathlonOz - Michelle 

Monday 8th October was meant to be the start of my 6 week rehab plan but it didn't initially go as planned but I'm only a week behind as I'll explain later. This plan,...

Created: 24 Oct 2012 02:04
2012 Busso 70.3

Test Results & Going Forward

Member: TriathlonOz - Michelle 

So here I sit in late September, finally with a clear picture of what has been ailing me since January. Those that know me have some idea of how rough it's been not being able ...

Created: 21 Sep 2012 07:21
Knee Pain

7 mths of knee pain GONE!

Member: TriathlonOz - Michelle 

I have been nervous to put this out there, but it seems true... I am now running pain-free after 7 horrid months of agony....

Created: 05 Jul 2012 03:29
Aerial view

My First "Run for a Reason"

Member: TriathlonOz - Michelle 

Last Sunday I did the 14km run in the annual HBF Run for a Reason. I've been seeing another physio since doing the Half (now 3 weeks ago) to get a second opinion on the ...

Created: 30 May 2012 01:34
2012 Busso 70.3

Off Season is GO Season!

Member: TriathlonOz - Michelle 

Now that Busselton is over and winter is approaching, I've focussed on a whole new routine. Gone is my familiar triathlon training routine of swim/bike/run/bricks,...

Created: 24 May 2012 01:27
Team TriathlonOz!

My Race Story - IM70.3 Busselton

Member: TriathlonOz - Michelle 

Probably like most competitors the night before the race, I didn't enjoy listening to the terrible storm during the night. No matter what the morning's conditions would bring,...

Created: 07 May 2012 05:29
Chardae's 8th Birthday Cake

Week 15 Update - My Busselton 70.3 Training Log

Member: TriathlonOz - Michelle 

After a very solid Peak week, Week 15 started with some weariness but that's great as it's also week 1 of my 2 week taper....

Created: 30 Apr 2012 06:13
Chardae at Karate Grading

Week 14 Update - My Busselton 70.3 Training Log

Member: TriathlonOz - Michelle 

Week 14 started with the Coogee Triathlon on Sunday 15th April - plus I had my biggest volume week of the season. This is PEAK Week!! (so too, should last week have been,...

Created: 30 Apr 2012 05:03
Pre-run photo of the mob

Week 13 Update - My Busselton 70.3 Training Log

Member: TriathlonOz - Michelle 

So here I am at Week 16 - race week but I am a bit behind with my blogs so I'm going to do a few quick retrospective blogs, starting with this one for Week 13, which was Easter....

Created: 30 Apr 2012 02:54
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