Mario has been on our radar for a while. Last summer, we had the opportunity to run some miles with Mario, where we talked all things running, racing, training, and body image. You may know Mario’s name from his weekly newsletter the morning shakeoutand his past work and writing with Competitor Magazine. In addition to his writing, … Continue reading 9 Miles with Runner, Writer, and Coach Mario Fraioli
Eating disorder recovery is not linear. And that's okay.
I stepped on the scale and, on impulse, looked down to see the number. I was in for an early pregnancy test, and curious about my baseline. Where were we starting? What did I weigh? I wouldn’t have known otherwise, because I threw the scale away almost a decade ago. Ten years ago, I stepped … Continue reading I’m glad I know my “baby weight”
Anyone who has run a marathon, a half marathon, or pretty much any race, has probably tapered. We taper down to an event, running less and slower, so that on race day our legs are fresh and ready to go. After the big day, however, it can seem like you’ve entered into another race — a race … Continue reading The taper goes both ways
L9P Community Post: Jacqueline Ballou Erdos Afew months before I was diagnosed with hypothalamic amenorrhea, my husband and I brought home a rescue pup from an adoption event in New York City. We named our then 1-½ -year old Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen mix, Maizie. We didn’t know much about Maizie’s history, but did know … Continue reading What a dog can teach us about self-love and recovery