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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 […]

InsideTracker Progress through Pregnancy

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 […]

Round 2 of Pregnancy and Racing

Crushing it while Pregnant = 1:18:07 for Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Half On the starting line early Sunday morning on January 18, my head was spinning with 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 […]

So I’m Definitely Not Doping…

Results from my blood work from InsideTracker are in!! It was like Christmas when I received the notification in my inbox. Then the nerves kicked in. How messed up am I? As expected due to recent fatigue, the results showed – you have work to do if you want to kick some butt running. The […]

My Battle for Running Healthy

I have been a lucky runner gal who rarely has injuries to stop me from participating in my favorite sport. I’ve had to cross train a total of 1 month in college for a minor hip injury I sustained from being too aggressive in a yoga session, and my 2nd and only running related injury occurred […]