by Megan Llewellyn Joy is resting when your muscles are too sore to move. Joy is happy hour drinks with friends. Joy is being able to eat pizza late at night with girlfriends. Joy is enjoying takeout with your partner. “No days off. I’m the girl who takes no days off”. This is the mantra … Continue reading Learning to Choose Joy
Amelia Boone officially joins the Lane 9 Project community, sharing her recovery process.
By Jessica Koke Last week I went for a run in a hotel gym. After I finished my run, I saw a scale and walked right past it. I sighed thinking about how far I’ve come in my eating disorder recovery. Not too long ago, the scale owned me. Every day, three times a day, … Continue reading Overcoming a Failing System
by Emma Zimmerman Amelia Boone, multi-time obstacle course world champion has just left treatment and gone public about her twenty-year battle with an eating disorder. She has broken four bones in the last three years. In 2018, Hannah Fields, professional middle-distance runner for Brooks, took a three-month hiatus from training to receive treatment for her … Continue reading The epidemic in women’s distance running and what it did to me
This month, as I recover from my latest race, I’m focusing on releasing myself from the comparison trap that's so easy to fall into. I'm ignoring the 21 miler I saw someone recovering from the same race post to Instagram today and the half marathon PR posted by someone else. Instead, I'm doing what’s best … Continue reading April Community Essay: Release