Emily at DCCX

DCCX Blog This past weekend racing in DCCX was not the best for me in every aspect; physically, mentally, etc. It was in fact the worst performance I have had so far this season. The week leading into the race I went for a routine physical and found out my ferritin was a little low (not anemic yet, just slightly iron deficient). This news was a bit of a nightmare to me because almost 4 years ago to the day I found out I was severely anemic right in the middle of cyclocross season. I have routinely gotten blood tests since then and it has always been pretty normal. Therefore, with this past history of suffering from anemia, it was very hard to not let this get in my head this weekend. So anyways back to the race weekend. Friday, I felt pretty good during my openers. Kerry, Becca, and I did some sight-seeing on our spin which was cool but...
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