Injury · Running

Taking My First Steps Towards Running Again

If you read my PT update from last week, you’ll know that my physical therapist thinks that I’m strong enough to start running again.  She’s been watching my hips to make sure they stay in the right place during every exercise and has been building up my core strength with Pilates, and on Monday it… Continue reading Taking My First Steps Towards Running Again

Injury · Running

PT Progress and a Running Update

If you’ve been following my blog at any point over the last year, you’ll know that my SI joint was injured after overtraining for the Columbia Gorge Half Marathon back in 2015.  Ever since then, I’ve had a really tough time getting back to running, and I miss it like crazy!  So back in January… Continue reading PT Progress and a Running Update

Injury · Running

What’s In A (Blog) Name?

Hi everyone!  As you may have read in last week’s post (or noticed over the last few months), I’ve been taking some serious breaks from blogging.  Mainly because for years this was a blog about running, and occasionally about other random things.  But mostly running.  I wrote about the good runs, the bad runs, the… Continue reading What’s In A (Blog) Name?

BibRave Pro · Running · Winter

SPIbelt Performance Series Review

Disclaimer: I received a SPIbelt Performance Series to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! Hi everyone!  It’s been a few weeks since I last blogged.  The weather has been icy, I’ve been sick on… Continue reading SPIbelt Performance Series Review

HIking · Injury · Running · Trail Running

A Race Can Change You

Hi everyone!  As I get further away from the Lost Lake Run, and I begin to finally walk normally again and process what happened, I’ve got to admit something:  Lost Lake changed me.  I went into that race as an injured road runner who loved hiking, and came out as a trail runner.  Me!  A… Continue reading A Race Can Change You

BibRave Pro · HIking · Product Review · Race Recap · Running · Trail Running

Lost Lake Run Recap & Recovery with OOfos

Disclaimer: I received the OOfos OOriginal Sport Sandals to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! Hi everyone!  Well, I did it – I’m a Lost Lake Run finisher!  On Saturday I hiked/ran almost 16 miles… Continue reading Lost Lake Run Recap & Recovery with OOfos

Friday Five · HIking · Running

Five Things I Love About Race Day

Hi everyone!  It’s Friday and I’m actually blogging – woohoo!  Because this is such an awesome event, I’m making sure to link up with the Friday Five Linkup with Mar, Cynthia, and Courtney for the first time in forever!  I missed blogging with you girls!  This week is a free Friday, so in light of… Continue reading Five Things I Love About Race Day

Running · Running in Seward Alaska · Trail Running

I Have A Very Big Secret…

Happy Monday everyone!  So, I’ve got a secret.  One that I’ve been accidentally keeping for months now (although technically I had one instagram post about it).  And since it’s happening this weekend, I might as well blog about it right now… I’m doing the Lost Lake Run this weekend.  I registered for it back on… Continue reading I Have A Very Big Secret…

BibRave Pro · HIking · Product Review · Running

The Most Alaskan Hike Ever and A Body Glide Review

Disclaimer: I received Body Glide to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (Ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews! Hi everyone!  I’m still crazy busy over here getting my house ready for my in-laws to arrive in a week and enjoying… Continue reading The Most Alaskan Hike Ever and A Body Glide Review