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Recently, after much internal debate I decided that Lake Placid Ironman was going to be my first full distance triathlon. Why not shoot for the stars? Lake Placid is the longest running North American Ironman and a former Olympic venue. After doing the research on courses that would potentially suit my strengths I settled on Lake Placid. It checked off all my boxes. Double loop swim. Manageable bike course (if …
Read more My Unlikely Path to Ironman
By Leslie Dragon As a mom with two teenagers and a tween, I know how hard it can be to start up a meaningful conversation with my kids. Most times I’ve tried it, they’re too busy playing on their phones, or if I manage to get them to look up for a second, they’ll respond …
Read more How to get beyond the one-word reply when talking to your teen
What I want I can never have again and yet I manage to survive, even to thrive in moments. But the fact remains that you are gone. Every second. Every minute of every day that further separates you from me makes me yearn for you even more. I saw a young man who reminds me …
Read more April 28, 2017
For Bell Let’s Talk Day on Wednesday, January 25, I was thrilled to be invited to share my story and information about suicide prevention with hosts of CTV’s The Social. Watch the video here. A few months after my interview aired, co-host of The Social, the wonderful Traci Melchor, released a special announcement …
Read more Bell Let’s Talk Day and the Importance of Sharing Your Story