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Morning sickness v. running

September 21, 2014 // 0 Comments

Here’s the spoiler: Morning sickness wins. I know some people who LOVE being pregnant. Who can exercise on pretty much the same schedule – even if a little lower on the intensity – right up until that little bundle of joy arrives. [read more...]

Thinking on the Run

June 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

Competitive racing and thinking don’t always go hand in hand. When I’ve raced my hardest, the effort was so extreme that I usually just concentrated on putting one foot in front of the other and vowed to retire from racing the second I [read more...]

My Best (and worst) Bike Ride Ever

June 22, 2014 // 2 Comments

I tipped over. And I mean TIPPED. OVER. On my bike. Yesterday. And then I slid backwards UNDER my bike, on a very small hill. And the chain came off. And I thought a dog was going to bite my head off, thankfully the ONLY witness to my embarrassing [read more...]

Finding the Joy

June 17, 2014 // 1 Comment

After the Hippie Chick Half, I totally just stopped running. I am not sure why or how, but after a lackluster race performance, I just felt burnt out. But, really, for no reason at all. I’ve been doing more races than usual, but this burnout has [read more...]