Our Perfect Day

Exactly one month ago today, I walked down the aisle towards my best friend, my partner and now, husband. The day couldn’t have been more perfect.  Did things go wrong? Sure. But name cards, seating assignments and other details are ineffectual when you’ve waited 38 years to find your partner.

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Photos :: Santa Clara Grand Prix

This weekend, my mom and I traveled to Santa Clara, California, about 40 miles south of San Francisco, to watch Michael swim.  The trip started out with a few hiccups -- delayed flight, missed connection (by 3 minutes!), which meant an overnight trip in our connecting city.  On a positive note, we arrived the next morning in time for one of the races and had a fun, albeit quick, weekend in California. 

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Phelps Family Christmas 2013 {Photos}

I recently read a quote that said "Christmas isn't a season.  It's a feeling."  This statement meant more this year than ever, because it's simple and true. For years, I've chased that "Rockwell Christmas" vibe when it comes to the holidays.  Thinking that every little detail must be perfect, with a fire crackling, a impeccably decorated tree and wearing an outfit that was photo worthy on a "good hair" day.

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Video: Hilary Phelps on the Evolution of Running

Earlier this week, I joined Fox45 to discuss the evolution of running.  For those of you who have been running for years can attest to the changes in the landscape when it comes to technology and gear.  Advancements in shoes, Garmin watches that track your distance and compression gear that helps speed recovery are just a few tools runners use today to really personalize their training. 

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