Recovery is a Tricky Thing

  "Ghosting," to disappear without any an explanation...no phone call, email, text, or social post.  The past few months I have faded into the background.  A friend (thank you Melissa) reached out recently and called me on it.  She noticed I was unusually quiet and wanted to know if everything was ok.  I'm embarrassed to... Continue Reading →

Apple Creek 50k 2017 – Recap

I have looked forward to the Apple Creek 50K since I signed up many, many months ago...not because I've heard the course is beautiful (it is) or that the volunteers are awesome (they are), but because I was going to get to hang out with my good friend Allison! We met in person close to... Continue Reading →

Zumbro 50 2017 – Recap

Going into this race I brought with me a whole lot of baggage in the form of self-doubt! This was to be my 1st solo event since the Fall 50 in October and I had a pretty disastrous training cycle over the winter. In talking with coach Nora (Team Bird Training) we adjusted my goal... Continue Reading →

Who are you trying to impress?

As the month of January came to a close and the Icebreaker Indoor Marathon Relay drew closer my stress level shot through the roof.  Like a crazed animal I tried on clothes to find the perfect combination and freaked out when nothing seemed to work.  Add to the mix was the efforts to dress like... Continue Reading →

Fall 50 2016 – Recap

Just sitting down to write this post brings back a flood of emotions.  I have dreamed about completing the Fall 50 for over 5 years, but honestly never thought I was capable of such a huge race.  In 2015 I ran the relay with an amazing group of friends one of which mentioned half way... Continue Reading →

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