I just realized that it's been three weeks since I started 100K ultra training with an online running coach. I've had lots of people ask me how it's going, so that is the focus of this week's running post. In a word, it's been GREAT! It is so nice not having to think about a plan or figure out ... Read More about Training Update : 3 Weeks with an Online Running Coach
I'm sort of a sucker for subscription boxes. I hate shopping and who doesn't love a little surprise every month? I've also been getting more and more into essential oils, so when Simply Earth asked me to review their monthly essential oil subscription box, I was like, sign me up! I want to ... Read More about Simply Earth Essential Oil July Subscription Box Unboxing
Many people say that you shouldn't eat between meals if you are trying to lose weight. Others believe that eating small meals (AKA snacks) throughout the day are an effective weight-loss strategy. So which is true? Like most things, it depends! First, it depends on your own hunger cues. Are ... Read More about Can I Have Snacks When Trying to Lose Weight?
Last week a co-worker asked me why ultra marathons, as opposed to "regular marathons." "They have way better snacks," I said. It's kind of funny that's the first thing I thought of. "Instead of just Gatorade and GU, they have Oreos and soup and grilled cheese at the aid stations." "Also, it's ... Read More about Why ultra running? #stillirun
I really don't know why the Rohingya situation weighs so heavily on my mind. Working for a relief and development organization, I hear about horrible things happening around the world all the time. And of course in the U.S., we have our own problems. You might recall that I dedicated my first ... Read More about Update on the Rohingya Refugee Situation (The Rain Has Come)