It’s not about the food

If something about your mood or disposition feels "off", it's not about the food. If you've never had any issue eating all food groups, but suddenly have an insatiable desire to change something—anything—it's not about the food. If you're running, or training, or life, isn't going well, it's not about the food. (Unless you're not … Continue reading It’s not about the food

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I see the finish line (and then I chase the next one)

(2018) I’ve run this 5K course more than a few times; I know we have more than a few blocks to go. I know this threshold I-might-puke-now feeling well, but this threshold is new. I try to ignore the time on the clock, the pace on my watch, the heart nearly beating out of my … Continue reading I see the finish line (and then I chase the next one)

Running through Female Athlete Triad: Heather’s Story

I fill out the health history forms, quickly making my way through the list of pre-existing conditions, checking “No” for everything. No asthma, no high blood pressure, no chronic back pain. I’m 18 years old. I’ve played sports for most of my life, I happen to like a lot of fruits and vegetables (except tomatoes), … Continue reading Running through Female Athlete Triad: Heather’s Story