Spring Running Eats – Orzo Pasta Salad with Roasted Asparagus and Goat Cheese

6 days left until we toe the line of The Flying Pig Marathon and see what we are made of. I haven’t quite driven myself mad yet during taper, but with one more week to go I am trying to somewhat take my focus off of running until this weekend. It is easy for me… Continue reading Spring Running Eats – Orzo Pasta Salad with Roasted Asparagus and Goat Cheese

The Courage to Say, “I can”

I was looking back at my Facebook memories today and it was about this time last year that I was coming off of a fast 18 miler with only a few weeks to go and I was telling myself, “nothing can stop me now!” Until a stress fracture DID stop me. Right in my tracks.… Continue reading The Courage to Say, “I can”

“Run Pairings” – a Whatismyhealth Collaboration

In case you haven’t been following my social media updates, I wanted to share what I’ve been up to! I teamed up with Whatismyhealth to write a series called “Run Pairings”. It is a 3 part series complete with recipes for different types of runs. Proper fuel and nutrition is important and has helped me… Continue reading “Run Pairings” – a Whatismyhealth Collaboration

Blogging Break & Korean BBQ Tofu Tacos

Hi! Sorry for my abrupt hiatus from the blogging world. I can’t believe my last blog post was about grilling and summer eats… and now the holiday season is here! I’ve had a lot going on in my personal life and decided to take a break from writing and social media for a bit. Things have finally… Continue reading Blogging Break & Korean BBQ Tofu Tacos

Taper Crazy Cauliflower

The dreaded marathon taper. The last few weeks before a marathon, you significantly reduce your mileage after a peak training week to allow your legs to recover before the race. So….. basically you go into running withdrawal. This is often called the “taper crazies”. You become a little irrational, cranky, and every little headache may… Continue reading Taper Crazy Cauliflower