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 →

Why do you run?

Running isn't just about putting one foot in front of the other, it means so much more! Training and racing has helped to heal my relationship with food and put me on a path of recovery from my eating disorder (My Running Story). Which got me thinking, why do others run?  So I tossed the... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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