ArchiveMay 2015

Every day gets better

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Three days ago I had a triple hernia repair, right along the midline of my abdomen. Read the fun here. I went into this surgery healthy and came out of it healthy. Even as a nurse who has spent her life taking care of critically ill children, this threw me for a physical and educational loop. Post op day one was all right. I walked a mile in the morning and another in the evening. I spectated...

Coaching with Team Eggers!

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Curt and I super exited about the beginning of the 2015 season, with Curt coming on board Valor Triathlon Project and assisting me with my group of athletes, I honestly didn’t know how I did this without him! To be able to confer on all of our athletes’ training programs, collaborate on the direction in which to take them….. it’s just been a GIFT. Our athletes are loving...

Surgical report!

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I had surgery yesterday! It was not a very big deal surgery, just a double hernia repair that turned into a tripe hernia repair. 14 years ago when I had our son I developed an umbilical hernia, common post partum. But being a new mom and athlete I decided to wait until our son was older, as you can’t not hold a newborn!!!!! Over the years a second hernia developed, and they do come with...

Summer!

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Happy summer vacation to ME!!!!! There are perks to working in academia, and currently I am enjoying one of them. Summer VACATION. As an RN who has worked nights, holidays and weekends forever, this is a huge huge treat!!! Trust me it will be filled with adventure! This past weekend we graduated a new batch of nurses into the world. I was HONORED to be the keynote speaker, which was an absolute...

Mary Eggers

Mary Eggers. Mom and wife. 20 Years Racing Triathlon, 9 time Ironman finisher, 3 time Kona qualifier. Co-founder of Valor Triathlon Project. USAT Triathlon Coach and guiding RN students in academia. Cancer crusader. Rocking the mic at Score This! events! Currently based out of Rochester, NY.

Mary currently coaches athletes of all levels, abilities and experience from beginner to professional. Please see the "coaching" page or email valortri@gmail.com for more information!

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