How My Worst Time Was Really My Best

Yesterday, I ran a 10k race. I have run this road race for the last four years, with varying results. My first 10k was such an amazing experience. The course is fast, flat, and friendly. There are so many cheerful faces high-fiving along the way which is amazing, seeing as though I would definitely be… Continue reading How My Worst Time Was Really My Best

8 Ways to Master Your Race Day Jitters

Your palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy. There’s vomit in your mouth already, mom’s spaghetti. Oh um, wait. That’s an Eminem song, not an opening to a blog post. Ha! But it’s fitting when it talking about pre-race jitters. They fill your mind with dread and doubt. Typically thoughts like “what am I doing… Continue reading 8 Ways to Master Your Race Day Jitters

Running Fuel: Nanna’s Spruced-Up Banana Muffins

I have always loved the humble banana. I never really appreciated how good it was for me until I started running. Bananas area stable in my diet- right up there with peanut butter! My food guru, Erika – who happens to be one of my bestest friends AND a registered dietitian (seriously, she’s the bomb.… Continue reading Running Fuel: Nanna’s Spruced-Up Banana Muffins

The Subtle Art of Self Care

Finding time to focus on the present is difficult for me. As someone with an anxiety disorder, I often linger in the realm of catastrophe: worrying what if, visualizing the worst case scenarios, reliving moments I’ve experienced, and focusing on the embarrassing things I’ve said or done, what I could have done differently. There is… Continue reading The Subtle Art of Self Care