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Last 5 Non Running Items I Purchased

March 10, 2018 • By

I often get asked about my non-running fashion choices. I do often say that shopping is one of my top talents! So I thought I’d compose a blog post about the last 5 items I have bought that are not running related. I do follow lots of fashion bloggers so lots of my ideas come from their posts/sites but I also know what works for my body and also think I’m pretty good at helping others dress theirs, so if you have a question for me, feel free to comment and ask!READ MORE

Life, Training

What’s Your Run Return?

March 6, 2018 • By

You only do something if the return is worth it, right? Think about why you run and what it gives you. The reason is different for us all. For me, way back when (in the era of DSL and dial up) I started running because my track coach thought I was good at it. It felt good to be recognized for something I’d never thought of as a strength (especially with severe asthma). I kept at it in college and increased my distance to keep my weight stable and be able to eat what I wanted. It’s funny though how that reason has evolved over time.READ MORE

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10 Things You Can Do To Make Life About Living (If You Aren’t Already)

July 15, 2017 • By

A friend of mine is going through terminal illness with her dad. She’s an amazing runner, athlete and mother and is normally very involved in the local race circuit. Some of her recent social media posts about life and relationships have really touched me and motivated me to write this list today. Life is truly about relationships and as we head into this weekend, I hope you will cherish yours and aim to be the happiest you possible!READ MORE


Why hate?

May 22, 2017 • By

I post. I instagram and I am proud of my body. I’m not fast or elite and I honestly can’t tell you why so many people follow me. I KNOW there are haters. It’s okay. I put myself out there for that. READ MORE

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Life, Training

Kidney Biopsy Reading

February 17, 2017 • By

I had my biopsy results this past Friday and got as good as news as any.  My nephrologist said the pathologist found ischemic acute tubular necrosis … this sounds bad, but is the most common cause of renal failure and is reversible! READ MORE