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Living Beyond Awesome: The Inspiring Story of One Ordinary Mom's Quest to Use Her God-Given Abilities to Push Her Body, Mind, and Spirit Beyond the Limit
From Couch Potato to An Ironman Triathlete - If I Can Do It YOU Can Do It! Come learn how in Jen McDonough's (The Iron Jen) hilarious story of becoming an Ironman. Read how she swam with the sharks and lived to write this heartwarming book that will make you laugh. Jen McDonough is an ordinary person living an extraordinary life. Her journey to becoming "The Iron Jen" is ...more
Paperback, 152 pages
Published December 13th 2011 by 3D Publishing
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Feb 06, 2014 Jo * Smut-Dickted * rated it really liked it
Inspiring book about an "every" woman triathlete. Good descriptions, particularly of Ironman, which really made you understand what we put our bodies through for this sport. Lots of human-ness and "you can do it" feel here but not preachy. This is a story so don't go in this expecting to find all sorts of training secrets and such. There is also talk of God and faith not in any sort of proselytizing way but certainly this was something that the author relied on to help give her strength.
Living Beyond Awesome is an incredible read that instantly drew me in to this ordinary mom's extraordinary journey to become an IRONMAN. Jen McDonough is a masterful storyteller who authentically and enthusiastically shares the challenges and the triumphs of her journey. This book brought laughter and brought tears as I felt as though Jen was sitting right next to me sharing her story. Her courage, determination, faith and humor are contagious. Thank you for sharing your inspiring journey Jen. I ...more