To push through… or shut it down?

"Should I run today?" "Maybe I should take a rest day." "Aqua jogging is probably a good idea." "But I really want to run." "I have a race coming up..." "But if it gets much worse I probably won't even be able to race." "But my training has been going SO WELL!" Have you ever … Continue reading To push through… or shut it down?

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