I was never a cheerleader: THE accident

I will start by saying, I was never going to tell the truth about what happened.  I was embarrassed.  PISSED. embarrassed.  Did I mention embarrassed??  But I’m a terrible liar.  I swore my van to secrecy, but when I made it back to the Nike tent at the finish, I couldn’t lie. And then I realized, maybe this will help someone else. I got laughed at. By more than one person.  And then Sarah OuaL said it.  “I don’t know what it was about the race, but I did it too.” If...

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#NUUNHTC Day 2

I know yall love my creative titles. So, you can read about the pre-race festivities here and day 1 here. Erin took off on her second leg and we headed to the exchange so that I could get ready.  And then it hit me.  My food baby of van food (think chobani yogurt, kind bars, brownies, trail mix) was not settling well. It was a mad dash to the port-o-potties. Let me tell you one thing about these: they are nice. If there is such a thing.  There is always toilet paper and hand sanitizer...

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