Attention (young) women runners โ€“ you donโ€™t EVER have to diet to find your ideal race weight. I would highly encourage you to avoid it at all costs. A simple start of being more restrictive can dangerously ruin your running career and beyond if it were to spiral into a full blown eating disorder. Warning, […]

Since the family upgrade from 1-2 kids, my blogging has suffered. I’m going to make an honest attempt to come back. What I can promise- I won’t blog as LONG, which might be a good thing ๐Ÿ™‚ It might not look as pretty, but I want to get back on it.ย So here’s a start… It’s […]

About midway through this pregnancy we made the decision to have a home birth. It ended up being an awesome choice – no regrets and feel it was the best decision that matched exactly what we wanted. Thankful to have a very low risk pregnancy and a successful labor/delivery in a birthing center with Joanie […]

Big time life changing status is about to happen. We are ~11 weeks away from adding another life form into the family. Sleep as I now know it will abruptly end and a cuteness/instinctual factor will take over my heart and power me through the long nights and tiring days. My admittedly selfish habits will […]

Iโ€™m happy to report that 19 weeks into a ~41 week pregnancy I am still happily running strong. Iโ€™ve hit up a lot of local races, with some mediocre times but all walking away satisfied with the effort brought forth. The limiting factor in overall speed in my longer 15-20K endeavors definitely had to be […]

Where do I even begin. Last November I was all over the map. I had a solid streak of training and racing in early fall before our family started the packing, (stressing- well me) and moving down to Arizona for the winter months. After 3 days of close to perfect behavior for a 2 year […]

Crushing it while Pregnant = 1:18:07 for Rock โ€˜nโ€™ Roll Arizona Half On the starting line early Sunday morning on January 18, my head was spinning withย excitement entering the known, yet unknown of a 13.1 mile race at the early 5 week mark of my pregnancy. History was repeating itself. Another baby due during the […]