Your Mix and Match Self-Care Snack Pack

I have been talking about self care a lot. It’s become a staple phrase in my vocabulary. If you would have told the Laurie of six months, a year ago that these words would be a staple in our vocabulary, she would have laughed at you. I’ve written about this topic beforeĀ and I know I… Continue reading Your Mix and Match Self-Care Snack Pack

Top 5 Cookbooks for Vegetarian Runners

I have been trying really hard to not label my food or eating habits. Good food, bad food, junk food, super food, treat meals, vegetarian, omnivore, plant-based. Eating is eating. I find that by labeling my foods – particularly good and bad – creates a sense of guilt, of negative connotation. I’ve written on here… Continue reading Top 5 Cookbooks for Vegetarian Runners

Why My Mental State and My Hands Go… Hand in Hand

If you ever want a glimpse into what is going on in my head, take a look at my hands. No – I don’t mean trembling, shaking, sweaty hands. I get those on occasion, too. But I mean, actually LOOK at my hands. I’ve been picking at the skin around my nails for as long… Continue reading Why My Mental State and My Hands Go… Hand in Hand

Running Fuel: Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

I am a newbie gardener, along with being a freshman blogger and an okayish runner. My partner and I lived in apartments for years and luckily, some of them even had a balcony. I tested my green thumb with container gardening – sprouting some greens, growing some tomatoes, and even picking a few peppers. But… Continue reading Running Fuel: Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Self Care September: Meditation Streak

I have slowly been incorporating meditation into my life this year. I started out by downloading the Buddhify appĀ (iOs/Android, ~$7) after a friend told mee that she was using it. I love this app. It’s split up into sections (Going to Sleep, Travelling, At Home, Waking Up), so you can pick the type of meditation… Continue reading Self Care September: Meditation Streak

I’m All About That Base (Build Up)

I love interval running. I have sang it’s praises time and time again. I have not been running long enough to be able to run a half marathon straight through without walking breaks. I am not consistent enough with my training plan, my cross training, or my nutrition to be a long distance runner. Maybe… Continue reading I’m All About That Base (Build Up)