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The Battle to Return to Competition

I’ve returned to training and wanted to share some insight from my last Inside Tracker Blood test and tips on how I kicked my sickness to the curb… including Voodoo. This process of recovery was very slowly I might add because I was unable to go the quick healing route- a week long coma followed […]

A New Business, Running & Reality

As many may have heard via rumors or my limited Facebook posts– my husband Alan and I started a TRUCK REPAIR business. Yes. Trucks as in Diesel, Semis, Freightliners, School buses… Our focus is to help any businesses who have a small fleet of vehicles or any that have even 1 truck/van they don’t want to […]

What I’ve Been Up To!

Yo Yo Yo! If you know me and are outside my small group of workout buddies or runners that I coach in Portland and it seems like I fell off the planet, please forgive me. My life has been on full throttle with kids & work (but I’m definitely having fun & finding some balance with […]

Motivation to Push Baby Paula Fast

Here’s the story behind my recent 1:22:57 Half Marathon (7th place female finisher) at Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago. Currently that is the World’s fastest time a WOMAN has ever run pushing their kid (or someone else’s) for that distance. Once I can gather all the evidence, I will submit my claim to Guinness. This story […]

Steeplechase Dreams and Jumping at an Opportunity

My blogging has been a little slim the past few months – but I’m back (if you ever miss out just follow my Instagram -I update just about daily). This is basically a personal journal I’m willing to share, so no offense taken if you have zero interest to read a book on my recent training […]

Setbacks, Blood Tests and a Dose of Optimism

It’s officially outdoor track season for 2016. Admittedly the past 3 weeks have not been the best for me, unfortunately experiencing a few setbacks just when I want to ramp up the training to get after my goals. For a good 5 months, my training and body was feeling pretty amazing. Following my 10,000m track debut […]

3 Day Look at one Runner’s Diet

A follow up to my last blog “Can You Be A Skinny Runner and Eat?” – here is Part 2 – My diet for 3 days. What do I eat? It’s a question I often get asked. If young female distance runners were to shadow me for an entire week, I’m sure they would be surprised. […]