Why I Started Running #JustRun

Why I Started Running #JustRun

You would think for something that is so important in my life, I would remember why I started doing it. After all, I remember why I wanted to have kids (because I was delusional), why I wanted to qualify to run the Boston marathon (because every runner did) and why I...
The Rundown – Dare to Be Good (Enough)

The Rundown – Dare to Be Good (Enough)

My husband and I have a “devil’s advocate” question we use in clever ways to verbally spar with one another. I have to give him all the credit for coming up with it, but I get credit for using it more. The question is simply “what is it all...
The Rundown – Wanna Get Away?

The Rundown – Wanna Get Away?

For months now I have been talking to my husband about leaving. I’m not positive where I want to go or for how long, I just know that I wanna get away. Soon. I’m not talking about a vacation either but actually living with my family somewhere else...
The Rundown – Narrow Your Focus

The Rundown – Narrow Your Focus

“Narrow your focus to only what is happening inside this room.” Statements like these from my yoga teacher are why I love and need my hour of inward reflection and narrowed focus once a week. It’s so hard to do otherwise. Lately I have found myself...
Are These Common Race Prep Practices Worth It? #JustRun

Are These Common Race Prep Practices Worth It? #JustRun

If you have ever trained for a race of almost any distance, chances are you have been told or have read about common race preparations — quit alcohol, carb load, train at the same time as the race — and have wondered, it is worth it? Myself and two other...