How Pregnancy Helps You See The Beauty Inside You

L9P Community Post: Tina Muir By now, many in the running world know my story of amenorrhea recovery. I went from nine years without a single period to…well, what will be ten to eleven years without a period, but in the middle there during the recovery process, something special happened. The first egg my body had … Continue reading How Pregnancy Helps You See The Beauty Inside You

When you listen to your body

L9P Community and Ambassador Post: Sara Scinto I had just passed the 20 mile mark of my first marathon, the longest I had ever run; I was suddenly overcome with emotion as I realized I had not one hint of bone pain. I didn’t even wear shin sleeves for the race, which had become a … Continue reading When you listen to your body

Filling the Void: From athlete to unknown

L9P Community Post: Chloe Davis, MS, RD, LDN, CSN How to bridge the gap between athlete and active. Managing nutrition, mindfulness and movement in times of transition. If you can think back to elementary school when a teacher assigned you to use words that described yourself, what words did you pick? Fast forward to college, … Continue reading Filling the Void: From athlete to unknown

Worthwhile, whatever shape you are

L9P Community Post: Julia Werth I sat nervously on the edge of a hospital bed, hands tucked under my thighs, lips pressed together, swinging my feet back and forth, hoping. Please say it isn’t broken. Please, please, please. It was my first week of college and instead of getting comfortable with the enormous library (or … Continue reading Worthwhile, whatever shape you are

Running with PCOS

L9P Community Post: Anoush Rose I can’t remember a time where I was unaware of my size. I grew up in a family of very small women, and I distinctly remember going from a size double 0 at Limited Too to having bigger curves than any girl in my grade by age 13. I started sneaking … Continue reading Running with PCOS