Author Archives: Geoffrey

Transition

As most of you who have been following my journey know, my training has taken a backseat to my newborn son.  Last week was our transition period from a family of 3 to a family of 4.  Our routine was … Read the rest of this entry

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An End, a Beginning, and the Journey

Training for something like the Tough Mudder is not to be taken lightly. A person must be determined, committed, strong, and most of all a little crazy. Over the last few months I have written about my journey here. I … Read the rest of this entry

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Weather Hazards

Mother Nature decided to play games with my training schedule last week.  First, a marsh fire that had started due to a lighting strike had enveloped all of the New Orleans metro area in a thick smoke.  Air quality was … Read the rest of this entry

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152 Days…and counting

I have added a countdown to the Tough Mudder challenge on our main page.  We have 152 days from now to get ready.  This was a little discouraging to me because I really thought it was closer.  I am ready … Read the rest of this entry

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Stale bricks

These journal entries are getting harder to write as my training is becoming stale.  I am still amazed everyday at what I have been able to accomplish over the last few months.  When I started this training at was having … Read the rest of this entry

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Aquaman

I probably should not have called out the “wall” in my last posting as it has decided to show its wonderful face again.  Just another tough week in the miserable heat and humidity I suppose.  I decided to do some … Read the rest of this entry

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Conquered Wall

The last time I wrote a journal I was being attacked by a wall.  This past week I think I may have conquered the wall…for now.  Don’t get me wrong, the weather is still miserable and the workout is still … Read the rest of this entry

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Attacked by a wall

Last week = beautiful weather for training in Santa Barbara, CA.  This week = the worst week of training to date.  I started off the training week back in New Orleans with a pretty good 7 mile run on Saturday … Read the rest of this entry

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Beaches, Mountains, & Celebrities

What an incredible week for training last week in Santa Barbara, CA.  The weather was amazing and the scenery was just a little better than looking at the muddy Mississippi river every day.  I think the entire time I was … Read the rest of this entry

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High Flying

“I’m flying high over Tupelo, Mississippi… with America’s hottest band… and we’re all about to die.”                                      – Almost Famous I always think of the above quote from Almost Famous when I fly.  I hope to never experience what the … Read the rest of this entry

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