Injury Update: Tibia Story Time


Life, Running

Hi Friends:) A few weeks ago, I was diagnosed with a tibial stress fracture, and I was pretty bummed out about it. My initial visit to my orthopedist was the second week in June, and he’d told me then and there to stop running and stop spinning. I’d honestly thought that he’d say it’d all […]

July 23, 2017

What You REALLY Need to Get Started With Running!


Life, Running

Hi Friends:) I hope this post finds you well! Summertime always makes me nostalgic. And it’s not just the memories of s’mores by the campfire or swimming in the lake. It’s the memories of all the habits and hobbies and passions that have started in the summertime for me. I started running five summers ago, […]

July 21, 2017

7 Beauty Essentials to Keep in Your Gym Bag


Life, Running

Hi Friends:)   Whenever I’m out grabbing brunch with my active girl squad, we end up talking about our beauty routines. See, it can be tough to look put-together and professional when you’re constantly coming straight from a workout or heading to a workout afterwards. I often hit the gym before work, and have to […]

July 19, 2017

Book Review: A Girl’s Guide to Hunting and Fishing


Life, Reading

Hi Friends:) I recently finished reading Melissa Bank’s “The Girls Guide to Hunting and Fishing,” and it’s taken me a couple of days to compile my thoughts into something coherent. I’m going to start by saying I kind of loved this book. At moments it was hard to read, and I kind of wished I’d […]

July 17, 2017

Teacher Tuesday: Why CAMP Is Important!


Life

Hi Friends:) So, I am about to set off for my 11th summer of camp! I spent four summers as a day camper when I was a kid, and I’ve worked on and off as a camp counselor, art instructor, and now a camp director ever since! I have worked at three different camps, all […]

July 11, 2017

Travel Guide: Family Trip to New Hampshire


Life, Reading

Hi Friends:) You might have noticed that I didn’t manage to post much at all last week. That’s because I was vacationing with my family in the New Hampshire Lakes Region. I spent full summers up there as a kid, and nowadays I try to make it up to my parent’s home there as much […]

July 10, 2017

Swimming for Runners


Life, Running

So, As I’ve written about previously, I was recently diagnosed with a stress fracture in my tibia. Insert sad face emoji here. My orthopedist talked me through the recovery process at our last appointment, which includes a lot of rest and listening to my body. He told me that pain is my best guide; If […]

July 3, 2017