Writing. Speaking. Reading. Running. (Late summer 2017 edition)

  Writing You might have seen my essay on Bell’s Palsy on Longreads. If you sat and read all 4k+ words of it, thank you. I know it’s hard to sit at a screen and read anything longer than a tweet or twenty million (or maybe I’m the only one with a Twitter problem?). If you didn’t […]

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Race Report: Wobble Gobble 5k

The morning started like any other race morning, with two packets; a square packet of Quaker Instant Oatmeal and a rectangular, tube-like packet of Starbucks Via. Unlike a usual morning, I Instagrammed my breakfast. I spent a moment wondering if I was a loser or a cliche or both because really? Choosing a cool filter […]

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Sweet Reunion

Yesterday I ran about four and a half miles outside. This wouldn’t be noteworthy, ordinarily, except I’ve been injured for nearly two months, which meant I had to stop running. I recently tried running a few times, just a few miles here and a few miles there, and only on the treadmill, so that if my hip bothered […]

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Race Report: Monster Dash 5k

Last weekend Dan and I ran the Louisville Monster Dash 5K. I was nervous and excited to see where my fitness was, as this was my first race since Lady Bug was born in June. Dan and I spent more time trash talking each other in advance of this race than we actually spent running […]

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Workout Wednesday Vol 8: How to Carry Fuel on a Run

Q: What’s the best way to carry fuel on a run? A: Like most things about running, it’s personal and like just about everything else I’ve discussed on Workout Wednesday so far, trial and error is the best way to figure out what works best for you. I’ve been using a Fuel Belt since 2001, […]

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Workout Wednesday Vol 6: Eating to Run

Q: What should I eat before a run? A: I love this question because it involves two of my most favorite things, running and eating. What you should eat is something only you can determine. No matter what eat something before a run. This is especially important if you run first thing in the morning, […]

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Workout Wednesday Vol 5: Stroller Running: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Welcome back to Workout Wednesday! Q: What about stroller running? A:Well, lots about stroller running. First of all, you should know where I’m coming from, as far as my experience with this topic. I run with the BOB Revolution. When I was pregnant with Sweet Pea, I asked around and found that every running parent […]

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Workout Wed. Vol 4: 18 Ways to Motivate to Run

Welcome to Workout Wednesday! I didn’t realize how many answers I would have for this question until I started typing. I think I could talk about finding ways to stay motivated to run forever.  If there’s anything you would add, please mention it in the comments! Q: What’s the best way to motivate when you’re in […]

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Workout Wednesday Vol. 2: How to Begin Running in Three Simple Steps

You guys are awesome! I have gotten so many questions, I am not even sure where to begin… I’m thinking the obvious place to start would be the beginning… So here is a question from a reader on how to begin running. Q: Do you have any information/good plans on starting to run [after a […]

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Workout Wednesday: Vol. 1

Welcome to Workout Wednesday! Here’s the deal: Every Wednesday I am going to post an answer to a fitness question. Mostly I will be talking about running, because that is my first love, my current favorite form of exercise, and it is the area of fitness where I have the most experience and knowledge. However, […]

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