Getting Back into Running!


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Hi Friends:) I went for my first run in over 8 weeks yesterday! YAY! In reality, it was more of a walk than a run. Per my doctor’s recommendation, I did 1 minute running/2 minutes walking repeats for the first 10 minutes. Since that felt good, I did 2 minutes running/2 minutes walking for the […]

August 8, 2017

Triumphant Return! And…a TIBIA UPDATE!


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Hello Friends:) I am SO SO excited to be back from my 3-week jaunt to the West Coast for camp! As I’ve discussed before, I absolutely love the camp experience, and I’ve spent the last 4 years working at a 2-week summer program for kids with social/cognitive challenges in Cupertino, California. The social/cog and Autism […]

August 4, 2017

Injury Update: Tibia Story Time


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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!


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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


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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

Swimming for Runners


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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

A Tough Break + a Wednesday Wonderful!


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This past Monday, I got a call from my orthopedist asking me to come in right away. If you’ve ever had any testing or imaging done, you know that quick responses are typically bad news. I rushed in to the doctors office that same afternoon, fully expecting to emerge on crutches and in an aircast. […]

June 28, 2017

Running Gear: Things That Work


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Hello there! Whenever I hang out with newer runners or non-runners who are pondering getting into the biz, we end up chatting about my stuff.¬†You know, my workout stuff. Now, anyone who works up a sweat on a regular basis has their favorite gear, but for runners it’s almost an intimate thing. The right stuff […]

June 25, 2017

10 Years Cancer Free & 5 Years Running


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Hi Friends:) This summer is already looking to be jam-packed, and school isn’t even out yet! Just this week I’ve been running around like crazy, trying to make time for errands and family and work and workouts. Just today I had to head to my local hospital for an MRI on the tibial stress reaction […]

June 22, 2017