Monday, November 7, 2011

A New Chapter and a New Name

Today marks the first day of ironman training. It is starting out kind of anticlimactically by being a rest day with just some light yoga this evening. It was a good this it did since I slept a total of 8 hours for both Friday and Saturday night, so I have some sleep catch up to do. We saw the sun go down in Oregon and the sun come up in Wyoming.









I started off well by banking 11 hours of sleep last night but still feel a bit tired today.



While driving from Oregon to Colorado this weekend I was thinking about the name of this blog. I chose this name way back when I started this blog and didn’t really like it but it was the best I could come up with at the time. Also this blog has changed over time, at first it was mostly about me making my training plans for triathlons but now I talk about all things in my life. Like how I am passionate about conservation and the work I do:
I talk about my family (including my dogs): I like to talk about eating healthy and having a balanced healthy life, or at least I would like to talk about that stuff more often.

So I decided to change up the name of this blog to one that I like better and I think will better reflect what I talk about here. Don’t worry if you are here just here to read about triathlon, I will still be talking about all things triathlon and specifically ironman nonstop. So Tri-Girl Training Plan will be retired and replaced with Chasing My Joy. I will eventually change my URL to reflect the new name when I have time to figure out how to move all my content etc. Maybe over the holidays when I have some time off work.


So there it is, a new chapter of my life starts and the blog gets an new name, it’s a good day.



Why and how did you choose your blogs name?


P.S.- thanks to all who commented about the start of ironman training, I love and appreciate all the support, you guys are the best!

9 comments:

  1. Excited for the start of your journey! And I love the new name!

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  2. Love it! I just changed my name a few weeks ago and it was actually super easy, if you're going to do it through Go Daddy. Neon Blonde Runner did a detailed post about it and I followed her instructions :)

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  3. Great new name! I chose my name because I have never been know for running fast. Thus, I am pedestrian at my running!

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  4. I love the new name... totally threw me off in google reader, but I'm caught up and all fixed! :)

    I can't wait to follow your journey.. I hope our paths finally meet in person along the way!

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  5. Love the new name!! Yay for starting IM training!

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  6. How exciting to be training for an Ironman!! So inspired! Can't wait to follow your training BEth. And I love the new name. I thought pretty hard about my blog name (well, a full day anyway ha). I just wanted it to combine running and motherhood since that would be a big part of my blog.

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  7. Oh, and came here to also say how much I loved reading about your half ironman with your husband! So wonderful!

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  8. When I was a kid I'd read about the voyage of Jason and the Argonauts, and the voyage home of Odysseus. I knew that for me, getting fit was going to be a very long road, with lots of detours, and I hoped, interesting adventures.

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