Social Media Platforms

Social media platforms are a space for expression to lend a voice, to establish an outlet to others, and create connections that are not bound by physical proximity. As it serves a pursuit to form communities social media can also be a tricky space to navigate. Nine squares on Instagram or 140 characters on Twitter... Continue Reading →

I Got Stuck

I started this post to write a race recap, but quickly it evolved into something else.  To be real and totally transparent I lost my groove after the Cellcom Marathon. For 3 years I had my head down and was putting in the work to achieve my goal of 40 marathons by my 40th birthday. ... Continue Reading →

Set Point, Its Not a Tennis Reference

I've been kicking around the idea of posting about the set point theory.  It is a body of research that I was introduced to me while I was working with a therapist during the height of my eating disorder in college. I later learned more about this concept while completing my psychology undergrad at UWGB. ... Continue Reading →

Pressure to be “Perfect”

With the holidays looming a weird pressure has developed inside me, a drive for perfection that woke old feelings of  inadequacy.  I’ve been here before, self-doubt creeps in slowly at first but unchecked will consume every waking thought. Recovery has never been a straight line for me and I have learned to accept that fact,... Continue Reading →

Apple Creek 50k 2018 – Recap

  "Do you think we will get dirty?  Yep, there are a few places on the trail that are a little muddy." This is a conversation we heard at the start line of the Apple Creek 50k this past Saturday. I laughed...if the course was anything like it was last year there were going to... Continue Reading →

Tips & Tricks – Marathon Prep

  Check the weather for race morning.  The weather forecast can play a factor in subsequent decisions like clothing and hydration plans. Yes, things can change throughout the week, but with technology these days the forecast is pretty accurate 7 or so days out. Being prepared can be a game changer the day of your... Continue Reading →

Balancing Act – Life & Running

One of the top questions I get asked when individuals find out I have run numerous marathons/ultras a year is "how" I fit in running to my life.  From an outside perspective I have "it" all together, but if you peel back the curtain my life is a hot mess 99.9% of the time. Truth... Continue Reading →

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