Honesty

How Long Does It Take To Lose Baby Weight?

Just over a few years ago, I intentionally put on 15lbs to get my period back after secretly struggling with amenorrhea, a lack of periods, for nine years. You saw my story blow up (hello, People Magazine?!). I stopped running, gained weight, shared my story, and a few months later I was pregnant. Now, a…

You Are Only Human

We hear it over and over, we think, yeah yeah, I know. But then soon enough, we overstretch ourselves again, and like a child who can’t stop getting into trouble, we bow our heads and take the “told you so’s”. How did I not see I was going too far? Okay, I did, but how…

How to Set New Goals and Achieve Them as Life Changes

In a perfect world, we would be able to continue improving our whole lives. Not just in running, but in everything; our personal development, our relationships, our compassion and love. All of it. Except life doesn’t happen that way, and actually, we probably wouldn’t want it to even if we DID have the choice, as…

Second Trimester Update (18 Weeks)

When you are in the first trimester of pregnancy, time feels like it is moving so slowly. You so desperately want to get to part where you are in the safe zone, where your baby is mostly secure and you can breathe deep. You are also acutely aware the second trimester is “the good part”,…

First Trimester Pregnancy Update (Already 13 Weeks!)

If you had asked me 6 weeks ago how my first trimester was going, I would have probably replied with “ugh”. If you made the comment, don’t worry, you will only feel sick for another 6 weeks, as it eases up for most people after 12, I probably would have given you dagger eyes. 6…

My Ultimate Runner Guide For How to Get Your Period Back

UPDATE: Since writing this article, I have taken EVERYTHING I learned in my journey to get my period back, and wrote a book on the topic, so you have everything I know about amenorrhea in one place. This book is written for runners who have lost their period, but regardless of what sport you do,…

Um….I’M PREGNANT!

I know. I can barely believe it myself. I can barely believe I am typing it, but yes, I am pregnant, 8 weeks pregnant. Let me just tell you, it has been SO hard not saying anything, especially with what I am about to tell you. But first, as this is probably the biggest news…

The Will to Win: Is it Bad to be Too Competitive?

People often ask me when I first realized I was good at running. As a professional runner, you have to know these things, because of course, I should have been way out in front of all the boys from an early age, proving my physical ability before it was even developed. It is the story…

Why Your Best Is Never Good Enough

Now I have had many great guests on the podcast before but the podcast episode with Dr Bhrett McCabe was one of the most eye-opening podcasts I have ever recorded. He said so many things that were so applicable to us all, to every single one of us, regardless of what stage of life we…

Athletic Amenorrhea: How Does Running Affect Your Period?

UPDATE: Since writing this article, I have taken EVERYTHING I learned in my journey to get my period back, and wrote a book on the topic, so you have everything I know about amenorrhea in one place. This book is written for runners who have lost their period, but regardless of what sport you do,…

2016 in Review: Life

At the beginning of December, I sat down to write a blog post thinking hmmmm, I could do a review of the year, but it’s not over yet! We still have 1/12 to go, and so much could happen! But then suddenly I am in my final blog week of 2016, and I haven’t even…

When the Soreness Has Faded

With each marathon I have done, the soreness has lasted less time, which is a good sign, right? Well yes, you don’t look like you have been beaten up while you walk around, and of course, not being in pain is good…although a sick part of me kind of likes the post marathon soreness, as…
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