Anyone else a routine person? What about a morning person? I'm both, and am much more productive at 6:00am than I am at 8:00pm so that's why I have a morning routine that I do everyday. Ok, let's be honest. There are those CRAZY mornings where something doesn't get done and I feel scattered. But… Continue reading 5 Things I Do Every Morning to Start My Day off Right
If you follow me on IG, you know I trained for and ran the Coastal Delaware Marathon on 4/14. Training started Jan 1 and it went well...until it didn't. I was preparing for a 3:30-3:35 time and crossed the finish line at 4:31 - my slowest road marathon ever. It didn't take much time for… Continue reading Why I Took Almost 2 Full Months Off of Running
Now that it's the holiday season and there are constant reminders to "be of good cheer", I want to acknowledge that there are so many people who are hurting because they have lost a loved one. If you know someone who is grieving, gently reach out to them or give them time and space if… Continue reading 5 Things I’ve Learned while Dealing with Grief
It's December and all my 2018 races are done for the year. Naturally, I wanted to see if I hit any of the running goals I set for myself. Well, spoiler alert: I didn't! But that's okay. Here's what I envisioned when I was closing out 2017: 2018 Running Goals: 1) Qualify for the 2019… Continue reading So how did those 2018 running goals go?
I struggled with Binge Eating Disorder for over ten years. Since January 2018, I started working with two professionals and have seen so much growth in myself and managing my emotions. Most days are much easier than they used to be, but there are still some harder days. Recovering from an eating disorder doesn't mean… Continue reading Something I’m Proud Of
I’ve put my goal of qualifying for the Boston Marathon out to the world many times. When I first shared this, it was January 2015 and I was 25 lb heavier. My half marathon PR was around 2:19 which is about a 10:40 mile pace. Going from a half marathon pace of 10:40 to a… Continue reading Why I Passed on a BQ 2019 Shot and Am Focusing on 2020
A few weeks ago I opened up about my long-time battle with Binge Eating Disorder. I figured I'd talk a bit more about it now that it's National Eating Disorders Awareness week. This post is just a very small glimpse into what I've dealt with while struggling with BED. It would be a novel if… Continue reading A Glimpse into My Struggle with Binge Eating Disorder