2015 in Books

Firstly – thank you! The response to my last post has been so wonderfully overwhelming. I got so many supportive and wonderful comments, texts, and messages from so many friends, teammates, and family members. There’s nothing better than realizing you really aren’t alone. My medication has not involved any crazy side effects so far, which … More 2015 in Books

Mental Illness and Me

Trigger Warning: discussion of mental illness (specifically anxiety and OCD) This post was inspired by something I saw float across my Facebook. It was one of the many “fitspiration” images that are sure to get more plentiful as the New Year starts up and it said something along the lines of “The state of your … More Mental Illness and Me

Birthday Music

This idea was borrowed from my friend Sheridan over at Five Awesome Things. She posted a birthday playlist of songs that had moved her over the past year (don’t have to be released in the past year, just songs that were important to you). It sounded like such a cool idea that I wanted to … More Birthday Music

Everyone You Meet

“Let us be kind, to one another, for most of us are fighting a hard battle.” – Ian MacLaren * When I was younger and my family would go on long drives, I’d spend a lot of time staring out the window at the other cars. I’d think about how many cars I was seeing, and … More Everyone You Meet

#WNWW: Wednesday Night Warrior Workout Hill Training

I was a very whiny athlete on Wednesday. My achilles tendons are no longer injured. There have been no bumps on them for months, and I don’t have anything I’d call “pain” in them after runs (although that doesn’t stop me from pinching the hell out of them after every run in a paranoid fashion, … More #WNWW: Wednesday Night Warrior Workout Hill Training