Originally Posted on AllWomenAllTrails.com Everyone has a why. Whether it’s running, or hiking, trails or not. For many the why that started it isn’t the same as the why they still do it today. For me my why of why I started running is the same as a story many women are stepping forward and … Continue reading The Need to Run
Last time we were admitted I meant to share about the aftermath....but I never did because well - life. LIFE that was more fun than sharing about the aftermath of RSV, Adenovirus, and Pneumonia. Time in the hospital always messes up life. The follow ups, the returning to "normal", the figuring out where you left … Continue reading Not Admitted Doesn’t Equal No Hospital Time…And other coming home struggles
MommaintheMountains has a fun and lighthearted guide here on how to spot the elusive ultra runner out on the trails.
Words. Sometimes there are none; sometimes there’s too many I just ran the Carbon Valley Half Marathon for Autism while pushing my wee man. I carried with me names of others with autism for each mile. And your damn right I finished. Honestly I can’t believe I didn’t cry when I crossed that finish line … Continue reading Carbon Valley Half Marathon- The After
Momma in the Mountains shares some of her tips for saving money on gear purchases. Have anything to add?
I often get double checked on my distance when sharing my adventures with my son. With my upcoming backpacking trip people keep asking how far I think we’ll go each day. And then their jaw drops to the floor when I answer 12-15 miles. Most people don’t realize my background. I’m an ultra distance trail … Continue reading Going the distance…with an infant?! (Originally posted on AllWomenAllTrails.com)
REI... Anyone with even the slightest sense of adventure could easily spend thousands of dollars here. Plus they work as a Co-Op and advocate and work towards saving our precious environment. What’s not to like?! Our family probably only visits two other stores more frequently- the grocery store and local running store (Runner’s Roost Lakewood). … Continue reading Pre-Planning and the Darn Budgeting (Originally posted on allwomenalltrails.com)
I want to take some time to talk about posture, specifically in regards to the pelvis and ribs. I also want to note how scary it is to share pictures of myself. So yes these are me. No they aren't photoshopped. No I don't have a perfect flat stomach. Yes I have scars. But it's … Continue reading The Bell and Bowl: Tips from a physical therapist
It’s ok to slow down. It’s ok to slow down, especially when you’re feeling off. Hormone shifts can do that. So can lack of sleep. Or maybe you just didn’t eat enough. You don’t necessarily feel bad- just not great. It’s ok to slow down. We’re runners and that tends to be hard. But it’s … Continue reading Slow Down
Since y'all asked here's my recipe real fancy style 😂 Recipe: Sauté veggies (chopped small) of choice - I used zucchini, yellow squash, carrot, onion, and orange bell pepper this time - and nuts (cashews or peanuts 1/4 cup to every 2 cups veggies) and raisins (1/4 cup to every 2 cups veggies) in olive … Continue reading Biryani aka Yummy Indian Goodness