Boston Marathon Training Monday #24: Tapering Blues


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Hi Friends:) So this past week finally felt like I was really tapering, and I already feel like I must be doing something wrong. Like, for real. How is it that you spend 6 months running and strengthening and pushing yourself… then for 15 days before a race you just like, lay around and occasionally […]

April 9, 2018

Friday Faves: Running Memes Edition!


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Hi Friends:) This week has been super weird, and not in a good way. I’ve had to really seek out lightness and humor wherever I could find it to push through. I love memes in general, and running memes are legitimately so accurate. I picked out a few of my favorite memes that kept me […]

September 15, 2017

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

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

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