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277 Miles Down, 774 To Go- Lessons Learned and Remembering My Why

With just 16 weeks remaining until my 40 miler , the heat is ON. The summers in St. Louis are NO JOKE. Last weekend’s 18 felt ridiculously difficult, as the heat index approached 90 by 9am. With this type of heat and humidity, it truly feels like I’m running in quicksand. Not only is the…… Continue reading 277 Miles Down, 774 To Go- Lessons Learned and Remembering My Why

Food

When Your Mom Brings you Lemons, Make Lemon Chia Protein Cookies

My parents visited from California last week. They drove all the way from LA to St. Louis and brought me lots of goodies from their fruit trees. One of those goodies was a ton of lemons. Perfect in every way, but I’m never going to use the amount that I was given. So I best start…… Continue reading When Your Mom Brings you Lemons, Make Lemon Chia Protein Cookies

Running

Halfway to Race Day- Run, Refuel, Stretch, Smile, Repeat

Race day is less than 6 weeks away! I made it to the halfway point in my training and would like to reflect on my progress and note what’s new this time around. Now obviously the miles aren’t as extreme during the first 6 weeks as the final 6, but nevertheless, it hasn’t been all…… Continue reading Halfway to Race Day- Run, Refuel, Stretch, Smile, Repeat