When chaos is your normal: Motherhood

Mom Partner Full time employee Student Taxi Nurse (in all senses of being a part of mom duty) Therapist Maid “Runner” I’m over caffeinated, over scheduled, over committed, sleep deprived, anxious.  I can’t recall the last time I DIDN’T say in a day, “Wash your hands you just picked your nose”. “What is that on … Continue reading When chaos is your normal: Motherhood

Oats: The Perfect Run Fuel

Porridge by Winter; Muesli by Spring   Oats are one of my favorite foods to eat, period.  But they are also one of my favorite foods to eat before I run.  Oats - Avena sativa - are known to provide numerous health benefits, including improved digestive health, reduced risk of cardiovascular diseases, and anti-cancer effects[1]. In … Continue reading Oats: The Perfect Run Fuel

Tough Workouts and Tough Days Will Lead to a Tougher Mentality

So far 2017 has brought me to my knees (literally and figuratively) when it comes to long fartleks and long speed workouts. This year has brought many new challenges.  Usually, I look at certain speed workouts as some of my oldest friends; now it seems that they are more of a frenemy. This struggle is … Continue reading Tough Workouts and Tough Days Will Lead to a Tougher Mentality